NFIU office bugled, as panel ‘links’ Magu to Kaduna BDC

Sources close to the panel told Vanguard that the embattled EFCC boss is expected to respond to the discovery by NFIU that he “has a connection with the said bureau de change.”

Some officials of the NFIU were said to have appeared before the Justice Ayo Salami panel, investigating Magu, on Thursday, to clarify certain grey areas, especially as relating to some accounts suspected to have been used to move money.

The NFIU officials, it was gathered, told the panel that by their operational protocols and procedure, they didn’t go about with such documents.

They advised members of the panel to visit their office on Friday morning to sight the documents requested.

However, it was alleged that before the panel members got to the NFIU office on Friday morning, some unknown people had broken into the office, went to the room where the documents were stored in the computers, and destroyed them all.

The source said: “From the issues before the committee, there are two big issues concerning bureau de change being allegedly linked to Magu in Kaduna and that BDC has been discovered by the NFIU to have transacted business in the region of N336 billion, $435 million and about 14 million Euros.