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EFCC detains Medview Airline’s MD over $900,000 USD Hajj fund ‘scam

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EFCC detains Medview Airline’s MD over $900,000 USD Hajj fund ‘scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has detained the Managing Director of Medview Airline, Mr Muneer Bankole, over alleged diversion of Hajj funds.

Bankole, who arrived at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja at about 11am on Monday was immediately questioned by the operatives of the commission.

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An impeccable source, who is familiar with the case, disclosed that Bankole was invited by the anti-graft agency over a case of alleged diversion of 50 percent of funds paid to him by the National Hajj Commission, and additional $900,000 USD, for the airlift of pilgrims in 2019.

He allegedly received the funds as mobilization but did not execute the contract.

The spokesman of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren, when contacted confirmed the arrest.

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