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"Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by ChangetheChange: 8:25am On Nov 12, 2017
Taken to Yaba Psychiatric hospital

He has not been paid his N850m reward —Lawyer




JUST like the drama and surprises that trailed the discovery of $43.5 million, £27,800 and N23.2 million at No. 16 Osborne Road, in Lagos, the matter has taken another dramatic dimension with the whistle-blower dismissing the claims by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that he had gone mad


He, however, said he was only disturbed by the failure of the anti-graft agency to pay him the reward for exposing the loot in accordance with the whistle-blowing policy of the Federal Government.

Saturday Vanguard recalls that the government had in 2016 approved a policy on whistle-blowing that aimed at encouraging Nigerians to report financial crimes.


The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, who announced the policy, said anyone, who provided information leading to the recovery of fund would be entitled to not more than five per cent of the recovered sum.

However, the revelations about the Ikoyi whistle-blower which were made by his lawyer, Mr. Yakubu Galadima in a chat with Premium Times, yesterday, were contrary to claims by the Chairman of EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu that the person had been paid.


Shouting that he needed his money

Magun had at the 7th session of the Conference of State Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, said the whistle-blower had become a millionaire.

He said: “We are currently working on the young man because this is just a man who has not seen one million Naira of his own before. So he is under counselling on how to make use of the money and also the security implication. We don’t want anything bad to happen to him after taking delivery of his entitlement. He is a national pride.’’

While puncturing the claims that the whistle-blower had become a millionaire, Galadima said his client had been subjected to unfair treatment despite heeding the call to expose looters.

He said the inability of the commission to pay his client the reward after the forfeiture of the money made him to start shouting that he needed his money at the Department of State Security Service, DSS, apartment where he was kept.

At that point, the lawyer said his client was accused of being insane, resulting in his relocation to EFCC office from where he was taken to Yaba Psychiatric Hospital.
They said he is mad

His words: “The day we went to the office of the then Acting President, they gave him a number that he could reach at any time. So he has been communicating with the Vice- President. Following the threats, they detailed some SSS to be working around him. “Because the guy had always been looking forward to seeing this money and it wasn’t forthcoming, he started shouting. When he started shouting, they said he was mad, that he is having a mental problem.

“The SSS people called me and said I should come and carry my luggage. They brought him to the EFCC and abandoned him there. The EFCC people called me that I should come and carry my client.

‘’On getting to the commission’s office, I was informed of my client’s mental illness and plans to take him to the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital in Yaba.


“I said he is not mad, that it is because you people are holding his money that is why he is reacting this way. They insisted that the guy was mad, that they had to take him to a psychiatric hospital. They bundled this man. I said ok if that is how to prove that he is not mad, no problem. We went to the psychiatric hospital in Yaba
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“They injected him and said they have to monitor him for a month. They monitored him for a month. The day they were going to release him, the EFCC called me again to come and carry my “critical asset.


‘’ This was a boy I never knew from Adam. I said ok, I went to the EFCC, the guy said he was ok, there was no problem anymore. They handed him over to me three weeks ago. I pay money into his account on a weekly basis for his upkeep.’’

A letter to the President Galadima further disclosed that he had written a letter to the President demanding that the boy be paid his money.

The letter which was said to have been written on October 12, 2017, partly reads: ‘’While you were away receiving treatment I wrote twice to the Acting President through the office of the Acting Chairman of the EFCC on 7th June 2017 and 24th July 2017 respectively.

Because the money discovered was about N17 billion and not N13 billion that is being declared. It was calculated as at the time the money was recovered.” He, however, dismissed reports that his client would receive N350 million reward, saying that the actual figure was N850 million.

An effort by Saturday Vanguard to get the reaction of the Spokesperson of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwajuren was not fruitful as he did not pick his calls.

However, Uwujaren, in a statement yesterday said Magu never said the whistleblower had been paid his compensation.


https://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/11/ikoyi-whistle-blower-to-efcc-im-not-mad-i-need-my-money/amp/

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by nelcliff(m): 8:27am On Nov 12, 2017
Let me put my chair down for FP things.

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Nbote(m): 8:29am On Nov 12, 2017
Hahahaha.. Shebi jus a few days ago d EFCC boss claimed d whistleblower had been paid and was now a millionaire ?? So how come their millionaire is suddenly a mad man? Why dis govt like lie like dis sef

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by haywire07(m): 8:31am On Nov 12, 2017
A clear indication that whistleblowers are actually not patriots who wants an end to corruption and laundering .

They are only in it for a share of the looted money.
Apparently, if they had discreet access to the money, they would steal it too .

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by ChangetheChange: 8:32am On Nov 12, 2017
grin grin grin

Nigeria is indeed a joke, i am no longer interested in blowing whistle

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by uwa1(m): 8:33am On Nov 12, 2017
EFCC na Scam too ohhh.... Magu dey scam the guy....

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by SweetJoystick(m): 8:33am On Nov 12, 2017
Them fit give person madness dose? If yes, government don inject am because them no wan pay am

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by NigerDeltan(m): 8:42am On Nov 12, 2017
Guy, collect 20 milla and forget about that 850m u are claiming oo

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Johnrake69: 8:44am On Nov 12, 2017
This is really a sad news. Watch this space the guy will be assassinated by the same govt. We Africans have lost it

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Nobody: 8:45am On Nov 12, 2017
I am not mad.



I need MY money!

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by nerodenero: 8:59am On Nov 12, 2017
The change is scam.

If I am to blow any whistle, it's to blow away this scam called change and all polithiefcians.

I pity the young man. They might threaten the life of the Barrister to give up his client's identity. This should not be news at all but our government is so useless.

This is the beginning of the end of whistleblowing.

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Okanokan(m): 9:09am On Nov 12, 2017
The Buhari Government and its agencies like EFCC are being smart by half. Policy sommersault of this nature is what will make people not come out to help in the corruption battle. Please pay the youngman his due and quickly too.

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by LAZAREY: 9:25am On Nov 12, 2017
He wasn't mad when he gave them the information that led to the recovery of the money. He is now a psycho when it is the turn to claim his money.

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Gotze1: 9:26am On Nov 12, 2017
Welcome to Nigeria, a nation of promise and fail.

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by surgical: 9:32am On Nov 12, 2017
This APC government can't keep any promise, what sort of government is this, your word should be your bond if you are a man of honour and integrity. from electoral promises, to policies. non is fufiled, I wonder what they are doing in government, maybe they think governance is a joke.

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Isoko1stSon(m): 9:37am On Nov 12, 2017
The year young man will be killed by d blood regime watch out

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by DontForceUnity: 9:37am On Nov 12, 2017
Who wants to bet me with me that they will assassinate him very soon to die the matter.

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Isoko1stSon(m): 9:38am On Nov 12, 2017
What does it take to av Paid dS MAn Hs moni

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Isoko1stSon(m): 9:40am On Nov 12, 2017
This moni involveS NiA, da young man's is in poo

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by lonecatt(m): 9:46am On Nov 12, 2017
APC and propaganda sha,the other day magu said the whistle blower have been paid today the guy has denied being paid,I am not understanding must this people always tell lies.zombies una see una life

this is generating controversy because that money was stolen by a member of buharis cabinet,they are finding it difficult to pay someone who have exposed them
.
Corruption is fighting back

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by aolawale025: 10:10am On Nov 12, 2017
haywire07:
A clear indication that whistleblowers are actually not patriots who wants an end to corruption and laundering .

They are only in it for a share of the looted money.
Apparently, if they had discreet access to the money, they would steal it too .

What patriotism could be more than risk ones life to expose a fraud. They should pay him his due. Even the president doesn't work for free

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by baralatie(m): 10:10am On Nov 12, 2017
DontForceUnity:
Who wants to bet me with me that they will assassinate him very soon to die the matter.
Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by thesolutions(m): 11:14am On Nov 12, 2017
haywire07:
A clear indication that whistleblowers are actually not patriots who wants an end to corruption and laundering .

They are only in it for a share of the looted money.
Apparently, if they had discreet access to the money, they would steal it too .
After this wonderful piece you wrote yet no single like.

Attention all change agents. You are required to like this guys post for making a very good point. He is a true democrat and corruption free.

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by millhouse: 11:24am On Nov 12, 2017
YoungRichRuler:
I am not mad.



I need MY money!
I dey tell u ...na real MY money!! E go collect that money for heaven cause d way I dey see d mata eh..plenty officials for efcc get eye for d money and won't hesitate to waste d young man

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Mcdondayan: 11:53am On Nov 12, 2017
Uncle whistle blower you exposed APC sponsors and you Expect APC to pay you. I pray collect your money although it may take your head, let your family enjoy it.
And buhari said the phone lines for whistle blowers are still open. Who would want to come forward with information after seeing what this young man is going through.
Sham pight against kwaruption

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Hector09: 12:11pm On Nov 12, 2017
Make i first discover any looted money, i go confront the looter so that we go share am 60-40

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Omeokachie: 12:15pm On Nov 12, 2017
Just like the numerous unfulfilled electoral promises...


Yet another unfulfilled promise to a gullible citizen.


Trust this administration at your own peril. He should thank his stars that they have not made him disappear!

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by Tayomi37(m): 12:29pm On Nov 12, 2017
So unfortunate, APC has shot themselves in the leg

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by millomaniac: 12:52pm On Nov 12, 2017
What kind of fuckery is this. So even the whistle blowing does not work normally. As withevery gadam thing in this godforsaken country. They should give him his money joo mad or not. He wasnt mad when he led them to the discovery its now that he has become mad

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by DopeBoss(m): 12:52pm On Nov 12, 2017
So someone cannot blow whistle and be rewarded againgrin

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by ObamaOsama: 12:52pm On Nov 12, 2017
pay the guy and save all this dramas
mumu EFCC

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Re: "Ikoyi Whistle-blower Is Mad" - EFCC Says, Takes Him To Psychiatric Hospital by pol23: 12:52pm On Nov 12, 2017
I hate snitch... I pray He never get anything...

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