About 100million barrels of petroleum illegally shipped from Nigeria in 2015, kept in tank farms in Qingdao, China’s eastern Shandong Province, was secretly sold for $800million, and therefore the money shared by ranking members of the President Mohammadu Buhari cabal, awesomekoncepts News Online Nigeria investigations have revealed.
Buhari’s late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, Late Group head , Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Minister for Power, Saleh Mamman, also because the current GMD, NNPC, Mele Kayi were reported to possess shared of the $800 million.
Also reported to possess participated within the sharing was the now suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, Air Commodore Mohammed Umar Rtd, former Director-General, State Security Services, Mallam Lawal Daura.
Codenamed “The China Deal” illegal petroleum sale has become a topic of litigation in far-away Mexico following the refusal of the cabal to pay 5% of the worth of 48 million barrels to SAMANO, an Americo- Mexican company that discovered the abandoned crude in Qingdao, Zhoushan and Rizhao, both in China.
Sources told awesomekoncepts News online Nigeira that shortly before the 2015 general elections, several vessels of crude left the shores of Nigeria for China. By the time the crude berthed within the Chinese Port in Qingdao, oil buyers backed off after learning of a change of state .
According to the source, the crude which had been discharged in several tank farms within the port city of Qingdao, Zhoushan, and Rizhao, were abandoned.
Upon Buhari’s inauguration, sources in Mexico told awesomekoncepts.com, SAMANO approached certain officials of the new administration, alerting them of the Nigerian petroleum abandoned in China.
According to a court paper exclusively obtained by awesomekoncepts News Online Nigeria SAMANO, received a letter in August 2016 from Hamman Saleh, now Minister of Power, through his company, Northon Oil and Gas Services, inviting them to Nigeria to satisfy with officialdom to debate the matter.
Sources confirmed to awesomekoncepts News Online Nigeria that the invitation letter to SAMANO came after the corporate refused to send details of the found crude via electronic means.
A team from SAMANO, Mexico, led by Messrs. José Salazar Tinajero, arrived in Nigeria. He was amid A. Nick Cadena, and Juan Carlos Jaramillo García, and that they held a gathering at No 1 Gado Nasko Close, Asokoro, Abuja, the house of Air Commodore Umar, an in depth ally of President Buhari.
awesomekoncepts News Online Nigeria gathered that after the meeting, and with Buhari’s approval, Umar and other members of the cabal, including Mele Kyari, then GGM Crude, NNPC, began to locate the petroleum .
Sources said when Umar and Kyari need to China, they connived with others back in Nigeria and agreed to declare that the knowledge was a hoax which there was no petroleum in any of the tank farms in China.
According to a sworn affidavit, Umar and late Abba Kyari had assured SAMANO of 5 percent of the entire value of 48 million barrels of petroleum found. However, to their shock, between October and November 2015, SAMANO officials who had returned to Mexico, received intelligence from China that the crude had been sold.
The affidavit claimed that when SAMANO confronted the Nigerian government about their own share of the sale of the crude, they were rebuffed and a few of their officials blackmailed, arrested, and locked up in Nigeria.
The affidavit alleged that the GMD NNPC, Mr. Kyari, had told a SAMANO representative via WhatsApp chat that the late Abba Kyari and Umar had taken advantage of the knowledge they provided and sold-off the crude which they ought to ditch the deal, promising to form things up for SAMANO.
A very reliable source told awesomekoncepts Nigeira that after the sale, the Nigerian officials shared the proceeds and told President Buhari that the buyers were not willing to shop for the crude because it had no DNA.
According to the sources, petroleum secretly shipped to China in 2015 was over 100 million barrels. SAMANO was only ready to trace 48 million barrels. The cabal was said to possess found a further 52 million barrels stored in other tank farms in China and sold them off.
SAMANO’s lawyer, Joaquin Esparza Mendez, told awesomekoncepts News online Nigeira that the Mexican Court couldn’t continue with the matter for lack of jurisdiction. He said the Judge had advised they file the case in Nigeria since the Whistleblowers Act that they’re counting on is domiciled in Nigeria.
Sources informed awesomekoncepts.com that officials of SAMANO haven’t any faith within the Nigerian judiciary and are impossible to file the case there. Instead, the Mexican company is claimed to be preparing to file the matter during a court in London once the pandemic is over.
awesomekoncepts Nigeira is in possession of documents concerning the crude deal, Vessels used, WhatsApp Chats, et al. and can make them public as we still probe the dirty deals.
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