Assets of politicians, public officials to be made public – NFIU


The assets of all public officials and senior political office holders will soon be open for public consumption, the Director, Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), Alhaji Modibbo Hamman-Tukur, has said.

According to News Agency of Nigeria, Hamman-Tukur disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at a budget defence session with the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes led by Rep. Kayode Oladele (APC-Ogun).

It quoted the director as saying that the move was part of the conditions lifting the suspension of the NFIU by the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units.

“They (Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units) want us to work closely with the presidency, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

“They want to see the assets of all public officials displayed publicly,” Hamman-Tukur reportedly told the committee.



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