Nigerian lawyer, Bulama Bukarti, writes EFCC, demands result of forensic analysis of Ganduje bribe videos

Fiery human rights lawyer, Audu Bulama-Bukarti, has written to the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, demanding certified true copies of videos showing the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, allegedly receiving bribe.

DAILY NIGERIAN reliably gathered that the commission had since established the authenticity the video clips after forensic analysis within and outside the country.

But in a letter titled: “Application for Certified True Copy of Result of Forensic Investigation of Video Clips Allegedly Showing Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State Receiving Bribe” and addressed to Mr Magu, the lawyer gave the commission seven-day ultimatum to make the copies available to him or face legal action.

“I humbly write under Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act, 2011 to request for certified true copy of the Result of the Forensic Analysis you conducted into the Video clips released by Daily Nigerian online newspapers between 14th and 15th October 2018 allegedly showing Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje receiving bribe.

“As you may recall, you informed me publicly on the 23rd of November 2018 at Queen Mary University of London that you were in London to, among other things, perform forensic analysis of the said videos.

“It is against the foregoing that I make this application.

“I am happy to pay such processing fees as you may charge for the preparation of the said document.

“Finally, may I remind you that by and under Section 4 of the Freedom of Information Act, you have 7 days within which to avail me of this information, failing which I shall not hesitate to proceed under the relevant provisions of the Act,” Mr Bukarti wrote.