I won’t take N325 million from govt – Ikoyi whistle-blower


Dollars recovered from Ikoyi apartment

The Ikoyi whistle-blower who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the $43m, N23.2m and £27,800 (N13bn) recovered from an Ikoyi apartment in Lagos says he will not accept the N325 million being offered by the government.

His lawyer Yakubu Galadima, who made this known at a press conference said his client will not accept anything below five per cent commission.

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, the Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, had at an event on Thursday titled, ‘Tracking Noxious Funds’, organised by Kent University Law School and Human and Environmental Development Agency, explained that any whistle-blower, who helped the government to recover anything above N1bn would receive less than five per cent commission.

Owasanoye, who was part of the team that drafted the whistle-blower policy…

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