Home / Aviation News / EFCC collects BVN details of FAAN directors, audit head over N70 million fraud

EFCC collects BVN details of FAAN directors, audit head over N70 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has collected the Bank Verification Number (BVN) details of four directors of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the head of the agency’s audit in relation to ongoing investigation of N100million fraud.

This is just as Nigerianflightdeck.com has learned that the prime suspect of the investigation, Ms Christy Olabode is being held in Abuja.

Nigerianflightdeck.com learned that some of the directors whose BVNs details were collected included the Director of Maintenance and Engineering, Olufemi Ogunode, Director of Human Resources, Hajia Salamatu Umar-Eluma, Director of Administration, Ikechi Uko and Director of Operations, Captain Henry Omeogu.

Also invited to Abuja by EFCC was one Mr. Njoku, the Head of Audit at FAAN.

The anti-grant agency collected the BVNs of the directors in order to determine whether there had been any financial transactions between the top management staff and the suspects.

Recall that the EFCC in a statement by spokesman said Ms Christy Olabade, her younger brother, Abdul-Shehu Obaze, who is a staff at the Commercial Department of FAAN in Ilorin, Kwara State and an IT officer at FAAN Headquarters, Lagos, Dominic Ojo, were also arrested.

The anti graft agency also revealed that Mr. Obaze was found to have maintained not less than eight accounts in seven new generation banks, which were used to receive the funds for onward distribution to “several high ranking officers within the FAAN”.

Upon interrogation, Obaze, a level nine officer, confessed that other FAAN officials were involved in the massive fraud it is probably against this backdrop that BVN of some directors and heads were demanded by the EFCC.

About NigerianFlightDeck

mm
Nigerianflightdeck is an online news and magazine platform reporting business stories with a bias for aviation and travel. It is borne out of the intention to inform, educate as well as alter perceptions with balanced reportage.

Check Also

NCAT to acquire 6 Diamond training aircraft in February 2020

Funding delayed acquisition of all 20 aircraft To commences training on drone operations, usage NIGERIAN …

Aero Contractors, NCAT sign MoU on OJT for student engineers

To offer employment to 10 best engineering students AERO CONTRACTORS has signed a Memorandum of …

ASRTI seek better aviation strategies, implementations ahead 2025

THE Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) has advised professionals and investors in Nigeria’s aviation …

Air traffic engineers call for more investment, training on cyber security

As NAAE re-elect Dung for second term AIR Traffic Engineers in the country have called …

House Aviation Co’ttee to assist AIB get first responders’ collaboration during crisis

HOUSE of Representatives Committee on Aviation has pledged to support the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) …

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: