Diezani Madueke’s Lingering Money Laundering Charge

The former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Madueke is believed to have personally orchestrated the diversion of 6 billion dollars from the Nigerian Treasury, 20 billion dollars from the petroleum agency and mismanagement of government funds amongst many other money laundering crimes.

She was arrested by the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom under the suspicion of bribery and corruption and then charged to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

One would think that the EFCC is done with the former Minister of Petroleum since she had been indicted in 2009, but it seems not.

Apparently Diezani is to appear before the federal high court in Abuja on Friday to defend herself against money laundering charges after the EFCC filed a case against her.

It’s kind of weird that the EFCC is still pursuing money launderers even when its own chairman was a culprit of this crime, or what can you make of this?

Do you think Diezani will finally be brought to justice for her crimes or will she walk free from this as most politicians do even after there are convincing evidences against them?
Let me know your thoughts on this.

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