I will refund 1.3 billion naira to EFCC after Osun election

Ahead of September 22, gubernatorial election in Osun, the Social
Democratic Party( SDP ) candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore has
promised to refund the remaining balance of 1.3 billion he received
from Sambo Dasunki , the former National Security adviser(NSA)
to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.
It would be recalled that , the SDP standard bearer had made an
initial payment of N300 million, following his plea that the money
would be paid in installment while he was in the EFCC custody.
Omisore had on Monday wrote the EFCC office for the fear of
being gripped by the anti graft agency ahead of gubernatorial poll,
having defaulted in the payment.
The Ile-Ife born politician begged the EFCC to give him more grace
till after the election promising that he would do everything within
his reach to make sure that the money is refunded in accordance
with the agreement he had signed with the agency.
Senator Iyiola Omisore confessed to the (EFCC) that he received
N1.3 billion from Dasuki.
Dasuki served as a security adviser during the administration of
Goodluck Jonathan and has been in detention following EFCC
investigation which revealed that he had misappropriated fund
meant for the purchase of arms to combat Boko Haram
insurgency.
Omisore was apprehended by operatives of EFCC on July 3, 2016
and confessed that he received the fund from Dasuki.
He promised to refund the whole N1.3 billion which he collected
and struck a deal with the anti-graft agency.
On Friday, July 22, 2016,the former deputy governor of Osun was
granted administrative bail after he agreed to refund the money in
instalment.
He first issued a letter authorising his bank to release N170million
to the EFCC, being the entire amount in his frozen account and
then issued a draft of N130 million to the EFCC bringing the total to
N300 million which is his first instalment payment.
Omisore had earlier denied that he collected fund illegally from
Dasuki and claimed the money was for a piece of land he sold to
the office of the national security adviser. His inability to however
provide documents backing the transaction made his claim
unbelievable.

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  1. Ok good

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