Former Skye Bank CEO Tunde Ayeni accused of N 17.4 bn fraud

Former Skye Bank CEO Tunde Ayeni was accused of taking N 17.4 bn cash from Skye bank within 12 months

New report from EFCC office says that Tunde Ayeni, the former Chairman of the defunct bank (Skye Bank Pls) took cash from the bank between January 1 2014 to December 31, 2014.   He was also accused of collection additional N3.75 bn in 2015. 

EFCC filled 10 charges of fraudulent activities against the former chairman Ayeni, ““That you, Tunde Ayeni, whilst being the Chairman, Board of Directors of the defunct Skye Bank Plc between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014, at Abuja within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, did accept cash payment of the aggregate sum N17,415,080,000.00, taken from the defunct Skye Bank suspense account and delivered to you by the employee of the defunct Skye Bank, which money you reasonably ought to have known forms part of the proceeds of an unlawful act, to wit, fraud and thereby committed an offence contrary and punishable under Sections 15(2)(b) and (3) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (as amended).””  – EFCC