The National Youth Council of Nigeria had traced £1.558m (N825m) to a United Kingdom account belongs to Abdulmumin Jibrin, the former chairman, House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations.
The group said that Jibrin owns and operates the said account domiciled in ING Bank Channels Island, United Kingdom.”
The group also mentioned that Jibrin withdrew the sum of £623.44 pounds within the one month period bringing the balance in the account to £1.376, 193.84 British pounds.
The group said:
“The bank is located at Forum House, Grenville Street, St-Heller, Jersey JE2 4UF, Channels Island United Kingdom. “Jibrin opened the account with his address at 453 Crank brook Road, Ilford Essex IG2 6EW.
“Details of the account statement obtained by some lawyers in the UK show that Jibrin has a total £1.558m (approximately N825m) in the account between June 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016.”
“Jibrin’s ownership of foreign account contravenes the provisions of the 1999 Constitution which bars public officers from owning and operating foreign account.”
“The President, Vice-President … members of the National Assembly and Houses of Assembly of states and such other public officers or persons shall not maintain or operate a bank account in any country outside Nigeria.”