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Yahaya Bello: Bwala Calls For EFCC Reform 

The EFCC is seeking to arraign Yahaya Bello on 19 counts bordering on alleged money laundering, breach of trust, and misappropriation of funds to the tune of N80.2 billion

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Former spokesman for the defunct Atiku-Okowa Presidential Campaign Council, Daniel Bwala, has called for total reforms of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following Yahaya Bello’s saga, News About Nigeria reports.

He made this call while speaking in an interview on Arise Television on Tuesday.

Recall that the Chairman of the EFCC, Ola Olukoyede, had sworn to ensure the former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, is prosecuted before he leaves office.

He also vowed that all those who obstructed the arrest of the former governor would be brought to justice.

The EFCC is seeking to arraign Bello on 19 counts bordering on alleged money laundering, breach of trust, and misappropriation of funds to the tune of N80.2 billion.

Reacting to the development, Bwala called for a reform in the Crime Commission, stating that Olukoyede is seeking to apply the principles of the Commission disproportionately.

He questioned the decision of the EFCC to invite Bello for an interview through the back door, maintaining that no one is above the law.

“I don’t think, at this stage, anyone should doubt that the EFCC needs reform. In the interview he had on Tuesday, he shot himself with so many types of bullets, showing the world that it is a disproportionate application of their principles.

“One, he said he would give the governor a chance to come to his office through the back door for an interview, which nobody gets, and the law is that everyone is equal and nobody is above the law,” he stated.

He further noted that the EFCC is showing great zeal in the arrest of Bello, adding that other people have been given a preliminary indictment but have not been arrested.

Bwala cited the humanitarian minister, Betta Edu, as an example.

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