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2019: APC Slams Saraki With 9 Top Corruption Allegations


The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has exposed top corrupt deals of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, insisting that He would not pass integrity test to contest the 2019 presidential election.

The party stated this in a statement signed by the spokesman, Yekini Nabena while reacting to the reports that the Senate president was nursing presidential ambition in 2019.

Suanu's Blog recalls that Saraki in an interview with an international news organisation, Bloomberg, had revealed that he would take a shot at the presidential election next year.

According to the APC, “Saraki’s declaration brings to the fore our earlier call to anti-graft agencies to check the use of stolen public funds to finance elections in this country. ‘’We reiterate our position that the Nigerian electorate must have the opportunity to choose from candidates that can pass the integrity and anti-corruption test."

Some of the corruption allegations against Mr.Saraki as listed by the APC include:

1. The collapse of the Saraki family-owned Société Générale Bank.

2. Misappropriation of Kwara State funds

3. Disregard of government due process and conversion of state government assets into his and cronies when he served as two-term governor of Kwara State.

4. Gluttonous property acquisitions and hidden multi-billion dollar assets spread across the world as disclosed by the Panama Papers revelations.

5. The multi-million dollar white elephant Shonga Agricultural Project in Kwara State when Saraki served as two-term governor.

6. Falsification of Senate standing order

7. Saraki’s link to the N298m armoured Range Rover SUV seized by Nigeria Customs Service.

8. Saraki’s link to $19.5 billion Paris Club loan refund scandal.

9. Oversaw budget padding in the National Assembly.

Suanu's Blog recalls that Dr.Bukola Saraki who was a member of the APC had few weeks ago defected to the Peoples Democratic Party and He is working hard to contest for the presidency under the PDP.

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