FG can now summon you to explain how you acquired your wealth- Buhari’s aide


An aide to the President on social media, Lauretta Onochie, says Nigerians who flaunt lifestyles they cannot afford offline and online will be investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission.

She stated this on Twitter on Monday, saying such persons will be invited by the anti-graft agencies to explain the sources of their wealth and properties.

Onochie wrote, “Lifestyle Audit is now legal in Nigeria. Those who flaunt lifestyles they cannot afford can now be investigated by any of the graft agencies to produce evidence of the sources of their wealth. You can now be called upon to explain how you acquired certain properties. -@ICPC_PE.”

Recall that the EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa had said the commission will from June 1 demand the asset declaration forms of bankers.

He said the decision was in line with the provisions of the Bank, Employees Declaration of Asset Act.