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EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by olokeded: 11:45pm On Aug 20, 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday filed charges at an Ikeja High Court against another serving senator, Albert Bassey, for allegedly receiving 12 cars as worth N254 million.

Bassey, 45, who is representing Akwa-Ibom North-East, received the vehicles between 2010 and 2014 from Olajide Omokore, a businessman, when he (Bassey) served as the Akwa-Ibom Commissioner for Finance.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the EFCC has slammed a 14-count charge bordering on corruption on the duo.

Bassey is to face a seven-count charge of bordering on corruption as a public officer and for inviting bribes as a result of his own action.

On his part, Omokore is also facing a seven-count charge bordering on offering gratification to a public officer and giving bribe on account of the action of a public officer.

The duo as well as their counsel were, however, absent in court on Monday when the case was announced for mention at 4.05 pm on Monday, according to NAN.

Mrs Zainab Ettu, the prosecuting counsel for the EFCC, requested a new court date to enable the anti-graft commission arraign the senator and the businessman.

“We do not have the defendants in court today, though we had earlier anticipated that we would have them in court at a later date.

“We will be asking for a further date, most preferably, after vacation,” she said.

Responding, the vacation judge, Justice Obafemi Adamson noted that the case had not been assigned to a judge, making it difficult to adjourn the case after vacation.

The judge ordered that the case file should be sent to the Registry of the High Court for assignment to a judge, who will hear it.

According to the charge sheet, Bassey received the vehicles from Omokore over a five-year period (2010-2014) in Lagos.

Bassey received the bribes while serving as the Akwa-Ibom Commissioner for Finance and Chairman of the Akwa-Ibom State Inter-Ministerial Direct Labour Coordinating Committee (IMDLCC).

On May 10, 2010, Bassey also allegedly corruptly received a BMW X5 BP worth N50 million from Omokore in December 2012 and another Infinity QX 56 BP worth N45 million from him.

On November 2013, the serving senator received a Toyota Landcruiser V8 BP valued at N40 million and in March 2014, he received a Range Rover, also valued at N40 million from the businessman as well as in September 2014, another Toyota Hiace High Roof car valued at N27 million.

Others are Toyota Hiace High Roof car valued at N16 million and six units of Toyota Hilux vehicles valued at N36 million.

The anti-graft commission claimed that the car gifts were given to Bassey by Omokore in exchange for contracts from the Akwa-Ibom Government.

The offences, according to the EFCC, contravene Sections 63 (1)(a), 64 (1)(a) and 98(1), (a), (i) of the Criminal Law of Lagos 2011.

http://www.metronaija.ng/efcc-to-arraign-senator-for-allegedly-receiving-n254m-car-gifts/

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by EwuOjota: 11:46pm On Aug 20, 2018
Cheee

Akpabio 1.

Governor Odom 0.

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by NgeneUkwenu(f): 11:51pm On Aug 20, 2018
Ipob pigs will soon invade this thread to give him moral support angry

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by chriskosherbal(m): 11:53pm On Aug 20, 2018
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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by bedspread: 11:58pm On Aug 20, 2018
C-in-C,
Efcc,
Icpc,
NPF,
NA,
NN,
NAF,
Dss
Sss
Nscdc
Man 'O' War
Tax force

Hv all Turned Blind Eyes to Akpabio Case Since He Joined APC ...
He has been washed with APC Ariel soap.... He is now the liberator of Akwa ibom people according to Bola Tinubu

My Recommendation:
Bassey should answer his case..

Since Akwaibom state is in the search Light, Akpabio whose cases of fraud has been on the front banner befor now should be Brought to book ..

Corruption fight should be Wholesome..
Anything apart from that makes Efcc and Pmb Jokes...

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by centoke30(m): 12:05am On Aug 21, 2018
Akpabio now exposing corrupt politicians during his government as he has been washed clean by the blood of APC

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by EwuOjota: 12:05am On Aug 21, 2018
bedspread:
C-in-C,
Efcc,
Icpc,
NPF,
NA,
NN,
NAF,
Dss
Sss
Nscdc
Man 'O' War
Tax force

Hv all Turned Blind Eyes to Akpabio Case Since He Joined APC ...
He has been washed with APC Ariel soap.... He is now the liberator of Akwa ibom people according to Bola Tinubu

My Recommendation:
Bassey should answer his case..

Since Akwaibom state is in the search Light, Akpabio whose cases of fraud has been on the front banner befor now should be Brought to book ..

Corruption fight should be Wholesome..
Anything apart from that makes Efcc and Pmb Jokes...

For your mind you don type sense abi?

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by bedspread: 12:06am On Aug 21, 2018
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EwuOjota:


For your mind you don type sense abi?
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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by EwuOjota: 12:07am On Aug 21, 2018
bedspread:
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That was my thought exactly.

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by sholatech(m): 12:24am On Aug 21, 2018
For receiving car gifts from Uncle Omokore, this pdp senator is now facing efcc war. For receiving cash gift from Uncle Omokore, one of the key Mafia guys in presidency Is still wielding powers in Aso Rock. Okay oo

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by blazer2018: 1:13am On Aug 21, 2018
NgeneUkwenu:
Ipob pigs will soon invade this thread to give him moral support angry

Wetin u expect...afterall Corruption is norm to them now... grin

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by conductor116: 1:55am On Aug 21, 2018
[s]
NgeneUkwenu:
Ipob pigs will soon invade this thread to give him moral support angry
[/s]
No, I believe the dull cow-rearing PMB (Pedophile Mohammed Buhari) terrorist and his N30-per-post Buhari Media Cows are already here. wink

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by Hector09(m): 2:15am On Aug 21, 2018
Rich men get it richer, thou this case we soon die, this is Nigeria, i wish that baba is fighting corruption whole heartedly this could ve been a welcome development cus naija politicians are mean

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by chinjo(m): 3:01am On Aug 21, 2018
He received cars between 2010-2014. Hmmm. This is just a ploy to force him to decamp to APC just as they did to Akpabio. This is part of their plan to capture AKWA Ibom at all cost.

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by Nobody: 11:40am On Aug 21, 2018
angry

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by HolyBranches: 11:40am On Aug 21, 2018
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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by emeijeh(m): 11:41am On Aug 21, 2018
Senator gifty, I hail o.
Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by dlondonbadboy: 11:41am On Aug 21, 2018
Nigga refused to decamp to APC and Buhari promised to open his file....Buajri is just an old failure.

WE THE PEOPLE SHALL PROTECT YOU. NOTHING DEY HAPPEN.

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by NOETHNICITY(m): 11:42am On Aug 21, 2018
Just came in to confirm the senators party

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by Lomprico2: 11:42am On Aug 21, 2018
Gift o
Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by SarakiBukola: 11:42am On Aug 21, 2018
Some useless, foolish youths would queue up to defend him.

All politicians are thieves.

Let APC jail the PDP thieves when PDP too wins later, they would have their chance

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by Demgohearword: 11:42am On Aug 21, 2018
Thief, 2 cars sef no be gift... Crucify him

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by StarUp: 11:42am On Aug 21, 2018
Nawao, 12 expensive cars gifted by one person within a period of 4 years? Am just imagining the kind of contract profits "the gifts giver" would have made to be able to have given out 12 cars worth #254m within that period. Oluwa, abeg pick up my call cry

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by oshe11: 11:43am On Aug 21, 2018
But Aisha and Yusuf, Including the old senile paedophilic pig can receive gifts ba?

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by Nobody: 11:47am On Aug 21, 2018
grin

Akpabio's finance Minister. He decided to expose him since he refused to join APC...

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by DRJECKYLL(m): 11:47am On Aug 21, 2018
Woooooooow akpabio is snitching on those that were in his cabinet. Believe me thieves should be brought to book but if the authentic culprit gets to remain free because he switched political party affiliations, this buhari led government will not last past 2019.

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by Standardcosting(m): 11:47am On Aug 21, 2018
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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by emerged01(m): 11:47am On Aug 21, 2018
Would Fg detain 20 serving opposition senators at the same time to impeach Saraki? I think Fg will go any length to impeach Saraki.

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by BruncleZuma: 11:50am On Aug 21, 2018
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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by Nobody: 11:51am On Aug 21, 2018
Jail the thieving senator grin
Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by Zico5(m): 11:51am On Aug 21, 2018
I believe we are all intelligent and wise, we can never be cowed to one corner on issue like this. we all know how this country operates, without smoke there can never be fire. Is this the right time for EFCC to start witch-hunt on issue of about four years. If I look at it vividly, this case happened when saint Akpabio was governor and he must have known about it but just to raise the sentiment these people woke the dead horse. we are not all fools. Buhari is not fighting corruption,he is just hand picking political foes. Despite the fact that Akpabio looted billions, he is now a saint since he joined this evil party. We should open our eyes and see what's going on. Probably they are using all this to cover their evil deeds. prosecute Lawal and Daura then we the masses will know u are truly against corruption. Bunch of jokers. Before u attack me, I'm Yoruba tokantokan

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Re: EFCC To Arraign Senator Albert Bassey For Receiving 12 Cars Worth N254m As Gifts by HazzanTazzan(m): 11:51am On Aug 21, 2018
I love this

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