An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s star witness on Friday alleged that Gabriel Suswam, former Governor of Benue, transferred N3.1 billion into his account.
An Abuja-based Bureau De Change (BDC) Operator, Abubakar Umar, told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja that the money was transferred through a company, Elixir Investment, in bits into his company, Fanffash Resources at the Zenith Bank.
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Mr Suswam and the then Commissioner for Finance in his administration, Omadachi Oklobia, are being prosecuted before the court on N3.1 billion money laundering charges.
They were accused by the EFCC of diverting the money which was said to be part of the proceeds of the sale of some shares of…