By Chika Ebuzor
The anti-fraud unit of the ING Bank has distanced itself from a document alleging that Abdulmumin Jibrin owns £1.558m in UK.
The bank, in an email sent to Adenike Lucas, the spokesperson of the UK chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC),said the document is fake.
According to the anti-fraud team of the bank, “We are sure that the statement is fake as previously advised.”
Lucas, in an email sent to Pulse News, said further investigation showed that Jibrin is not the owner of the alleged property on 453 Cranbrook Road, Ilford Essex. IG2 6EW.
Punch had earlier reported that the National Youth Council of Nigeria accused the former House committee Chairman of owning £1.558m in a UK bank.The former Chairman of the House committee on appropriation, later sued the two lawyers behind the allegation for N1b.
The lawmaker filed a suit against the duo, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere and Ifeanyi Okonkwo at the High Court in Abuja.
Jibrin has also said that he is ready to go to prison if he is found guilty of any offence.
The lawmaker accused the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and other principal officers of fraudulently inflating the 2016 budget figures.