March 22, 2023



Alleged cash laundering: Kano senatorial candidate AA Zaura challenges EFCC on due course of 

The AA Marketing campaign Organisation in  Kano Central senatorial district has referred to as on the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) to align itself with the extant legal guidelines and comply with due course of in embarking on any arrest or prosecution of its principal and senatorial candidate, Alhaji Abdulkareem Abdulsalam Zaura.

The AA Marketing campaign Organisation, is the organ campaigning for Alhaji Zaura who’s contesting for the Kano senatorial seat in Kano state.

The EFCC had not too long ago declared to launch a manhunt for the arrest of A.A Zaura, who has been beneath investigation for an alleged cash laundering. 

In line with the marketing campaign group,  the EFCC ought to meet their principal on the Supreme Court docket as he had been cleared and pronounced harmless of all prices by the Excessive Court docket in Kano state.

Talking throughout a press briefing in  Abuja, Private Assistant to Zaura and Spokesperson for the Marketing campaign Organisation, Ibrahim Garba, stated the EFCC shouldn’t let its current risk to arrest his principal to appear like chopping corners to acquire justice, a transfer he stated was in opposition to President Muhammedu Bubari’s stance on the rule of legislation.  

Garba who harassed that AA Zaura had no hyperlink with the fees introduced ahead and disclosed that his authorized workforce had “since filed the same petition to the Supreme Court docket for additional listening to on the matter.

Consequently, he demanded that, “In as a lot as we recognize the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee’s (EFCC) function on the matter, we attraction for a good listening to on the matter so {that a} correct investigation is completed in order to not ridicule the method due to his hard-earned repute which was earned by means of onerous work a few years now.

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“We’ve got seen how nice individuals are made and we even have seen how nice establishments collapse for lack of self-evaluation, our solely attraction to the EFCC is that they need to meet us on the Supreme Court docket to check the legislation to avert infractions.

“Our principal isn’t evading courtroom procedures however we attraction to a bit of the media to not be biased on this matter. We urged them to please take a step additional in asking the correct questions in order that details could be established earlier than dashing to the press. 

He suggested the “EFCC to scale back media showcase and concentrate on its Constitutional mandate as Zaura’s attraction was pending earlier than the Supreme Court docket”, as “the arraignment was additionally adjourned to thirtieth January 2023.

This was at the same time as he requested the Fee to fulfill him on the Supreme Court docket having been cleared and pronounced harmless of all allegations by the Excessive Court docket in Kano state.