Nigerians took to the social media calling on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to act on the allegations of corruption against Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly.
Obasa has remained one of the trending topics on the micro-blogging site, Twitter.
The issue began when an online news medium, Sahara Reporters, exposed 64 bank accounts allegedly linked to Obasa. The 64 accounts, the medium alleged, were discovered to be linked to the Bank Verification Number (BVN) of the Speaker.
Further, Sahara Reporters alleged that the accounts registered with various names; are being used to siphon public funds in Lagos.
‘‘The BVN: 2296663231, reveals that Obasa operates accounts with multiple names in Polaris Bank, Zenith Bank, Access Bank, Ecobank Nigeria, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa, First City Monument Bank and Wema Bank. To conceal his identity, the Speaker changed his name and date of birth in some of the accounts.
‘‘Aside from using Ajayi Mudashiru Obasa, he also used Obasa Abdulrahman Gbadunola and Gabriel Adedoyin Savage to register some of the bank accounts,’’ the medium disclosed.
In addition, it revealed a number of companies allegedly linked to the BVN of Obasa. They include Adesav International Ventures, Fabric Splash Ventures, Swifthill international Ventures and Quick Solution International.
Others are Quick Solution International Ventures, White Honey Enterprises, Cream on Ice Services, A.B DELCO Nigeria Company; as well as Fabric Splash Ventures, Skye-Macosh Company and Swifthill International Ventures. Also listed was Silver Section Global, Davedab Global Ventures and Jose-Macosh Company and De Kingrun.