CBN hired Aondoakaa to block bank accounts of #EndSARS promoters
During his tenure as AGF and Minister of Justice of Nigeria, Aondoakaa showed great disregard for the laws of the country.
Facts have surfaced about how the central bank of Nigeria hired the services of Michael Aondoakaa, the country’s disgraced former attorney general who showed great disregard for the law during his tenure, to help freeze the country’s bank accounts. Supposed # EndSARS Promoters.
On Friday, Aondoakaa received a court order on behalf of CBN to freeze the accounts of 19 people and a public relations company linked to the #EndSARS protests until January 2021.
Among the victims are Bolatito Rachel Oduala, Chima David Ibebunjo, Mary Dowes Kpengwa, Saadat Temitop Bibi, Bassey Victor Israel, Wisdom Busaosovo Obi, Nicholas Ihalea Osazele, Ebere Idibie, Akyintomid Lanre Yusuf, Uyevefolis Ehuenzuen
The rest are Adegoke Pamilerin Yusif. Umo Grace Ekanem, Babatunde Victor Segun, Mulu Louis Tegenan, Mary Osifowora, Winifred Akpevveogen Jacob, Victor Solomon, Idunu A. Williams and Gatefield Nigeria Limited.
Sahara Reporter learned that CBN contacted the former AGF for a job after several lawyers who had originally approached for the same purpose denied a warrant.
Recall that during his tenure as AGF and Minister of Justice of Nigeria, Aondoakaa showed great contempt for the laws of the country.
When he deliberately refuses to interpret laws to protect his corrupt friends, he, as a schoolboy, is busy demonstrating ignorance of the principles of local and international law.
In 2010, the Legal Privilege Committee suspended Aondoakaa from the use of a senior lawyer in Nigeria for two years following a petition from the Committee for the Protection of Human Rights and a ruling from the Kalabara Federal High Court on June 1. 2010, according to which he was not eligible to hold the office of attorney general or any public office in Nigeria.
The LPPC statement at the time read: “After due consideration of the said response, the authority decided to bar him (Aondoakaa) from exercising his senior lawyer’s degree in Nigeria and all other privileges associated with it. connected. rank pending the results of an investigation by a subcommittee created by the Legal Entity Privilege Committee. “
Aondoakaa was also known for his outspoken support for the government and his defense of corrupt former Delta Governor James Ibori.
As the Nigerian AGF, Aondoakaa has done everything possible to ensure that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not prosecute Ibori and other corrupt officials.
He lied to British investigators who asked for information about the former governor under the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty between the two countries.
Aondoakaa also wrote a letter stating that Ibori was not charged in any court in Nigeria.
This came after the EFCC filed charges against Ibori in court immediately after he left his post as governor.
True to his character, Aondoakaa denied writing such a letter, but was forced to shamefully refuse after a copy of the letter was published in the media.
He also rejected a request from the London Metropolitan Police to allow EFCC officials to act as witnesses for the prosecution against Ibori.
On September 18, 2007, the former minister wrote a letter to the French authorities questioning the wisdom of prosecuting former oil minister Dan Etete, implicated in the 155 billion N155 Malabu Oil scandal, for money laundering after Nigeria. he did not report or investigate Etete in relation to the above crime.
Etete was later found guilty of money laundering by a Paris court.
He also protected the Vaswani Brothers owners of Globe Motors from investigation and prosecution.
The brothers were subsequently indicted and deported by the government for serious corruption against the Nigerian people.
Aondoakaa was banned from entering the United States in 2010 for dealing with massive corruption during his two and a half years in power.
Source: – Sahara Reporter.