Senate President Bukola Saraki has defended himself over the allegation which leaked Paradise Papers.wherein he was alleged to have broken the law.
According to his Special Adviser (Media Publicity) said that he had not done any wrong. the issue of offshore company registration which was first raised in 2016 is being revived and thrown to the public space..
“We know this is the period of politics and is a common trick in the game. His adviser also said, we will like to make it known that Dr. Saraki violated no law and did nothing illegal.”
“The company from incorporation to date had never been used for any transaction. It held no asset. It had no bank account to the best of the knowledge of Dr. Saraki. Even if it did, the Senate President was not a signatory to such account. This is just a paper company and therefore could not have been used to hide any asset.”
Meanwhile, Britain’s tax authority has asked to look at the leaked offshore investment documents dubbed ‘Paradise Papers’ to examine allegations against the queen, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday.