Sources on Monday revealed to NEWSVERGE that the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) raised cash advances ranging from N20 million to N30 million to cut grass around an undisclosed airport in the country.
The source also revealed that a Human Resource personnel also requested and got N16million cash advance to bind documents in the agency.
Meanwhile, staff in the stores department said that there is no record of execution of most of the cash advances.
The revelation follows the move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to uncover financial fraud in the Agency from 2013 till date.
The source EFCC today officially wrote to NAMA to provide photocopies of documented cash advance in the last three years.
Investigation carried out revealed that that there are some damning figures with regards to cash advance documented during the said period.
Already, the anti-graft agency has taken away thousands of photocopies from the agency and are set to investigate these advances.
Information already in public space, have it that the EFCC has started seizure of assets of some top officials of NAMA, with reported freezing of the accounts of some of the agency’s managers, after huge sums of money and assets were allegedly traced to them.
Some of the assets seized are petrol stations, and other investments in Lagos. Three petrol stations belonging to one of the NAMA officials were seized on Friday in Lagos by the EFCC.