February 3, 2023
  • A video making the rounds on social media claims the Naira notes were hidden in multiple bags and were stacked for years.
  • In a rebuttal issued on Twitter, the spokesperson of the state police command, Anene Catherine, said the items discovered in the sacks were crushed papers and not cash.

The Benue state police command has clarified that the items recovered from the stash of sacks found in Wadata Police Barracks in the state contained crushed papers and not damaged naira notes.

A video making the rounds on social media claims the Naira notes were hidden in multiple bags and were stacked for years.

A voice in the video could be heard saying

Live oh, Wadata, EFCC discover money. See money. See where dem hide am. Money don spoil, make una see am. See money. Police Barracks, Wadata. Politicians, una no go kill us.”

In a rebuttal issued on Twitter, the spokesperson of the state police command, Anene Catherine, said the items discovered in the sacks were crushed papers and not cash.

Some reactions culled below:

sharon.chigozirim
Even police follow dey do us dirty when millions are starving😢 now I’m appreciating what CBN is doing

nancy_phil
Heart of Man !!!!

sir_eltee
This is pure greed and wickedness. This was exactly how they hoarded palliatives meant for the people. 🤦‍♂️

officialbobbyfredrick__
I still strongly believe that until we can pass a corruption bill of life imprisonment or death sentence things like this will continue in this nigeria regardless of the party 💔

officialbobbyfredrick__
Dear God to all those hoarding money meant for the general public like this, visit them will sickness that will make them start using those money 🙏🙏🙏

djykmule_
Why are you laughing? This is so sad & disheartening 💔pure greed & wickedness

blaccquin
It’s so painful because Benue state has so many displaced people that needs this money….God abeg

sweezzy1
If na Wetin go make Nigeria funds dey go round be this. CBN fire dey go!!!

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