Sahara Reporters has traced about 64 bank accounts using the Bank Verification Number (BVN) to Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly.
The bank accounts are connected to various companies registered to Obasa.
According to SR report, the Speaker registerd the accounts to divert public funds for private use.
The BVN, according to SR report, “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.”
Obasa also changed his names and date of birth in many of the bank accounts in an attempt to conceal his real identity.
In some accounts, he used Obasa Abdulrahman Gbadunola, Ajayi Mudashiru Obasa, and Gabriel Adedoyin Savage.
The companies linked to the Lagos Speaker through his BVN includes Adesav International Ventures, Fabric Splash Ventures, Swifthill international Ventures and Quick Solution International, SR published on Saturday.
Others include “Quick solution International Ventures, White Honey Enterprises, Cream on Ice Services, A.B DELCO Nigeria Company, and Fabric Splash Ventures, Skye-Macosh Company, Swifthill International Ventures, Silver Section Global, Davedab Global Ventures and Jose-Macosh Company and De Kingrun.”
The medium had earlier reported how Obasa awarded contract to himself using company aliases directly owned by him.
Obasa also reportedly used the House of Assembly to approve 258 million for the printing of invitation cards for the inauguration of lawmakers two months after the actual event was held.
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