Monday December 11, 2017

2 arrested and VP Wani Igga among the list of the money laundering suspects within the presidency

JUBA – Chief Administrator in the office of the President of the Republic and an executive Chief Executive serving the president were arrested this week in a major money laundering track down that has damaged the reputation of the president in his fight to curb down corruption in his administration.
Chief Administrative officers Mr Mayen Wol and Mr Yel Luol were suspected of pocketing more than $30 million dollars in money allocated to the services of the presidency over 2 years period. The two men were believe to have wired 25 million dollars to 5 different bank accounts in Kenya from January 2014 and May 2015. The men were arrested and pending investigation charges that could serve them many years in prison.

VP Igga implicated in the theft.

According to investigation documents provided to the Upper Nile Times, Vice President H.E Wani Igga is among the people the department of anticorruption is trying to investigate. the report detailed that Igga had a thorough knowledge of a $15 million dollars money wirring scheme within the presidency and authorised in signature to allow the money be deposited to one of the 5 banking accounts in Kenya. The report said that Igga signed on behalf of Kiir late last year while the president was away from the country to pave way for money remittance to the foreign bank account.
Also under investigation are Ministers Dr Martin Elia Lomoro, Minister Awan Guol Riak and Aide de Camp of Kiir General Akok Noon.

Office of President Kiir Mayardit. June 25, 2015. The Chief Administrator Mr. Mayen Wol and the Chief Executive of Kiir’s office Mr. Yel Luol have been suspended and being investigated for corruption charges. It is also rumored that Mr. Mayen Wol is arrested. Also vice President James Wani Igga, Minister Dr. Martin Elia Lomoro, Minister Awan Guol Riak and Aide de Camp of Kiir General Akok Noon are implicated.


Corruption in the office of President Kiir has been an ongoing monologue. More than 8 million dollars were previously reported to have disappeared between March 2013 and June 2014 in an scandal that involved senior officers. but the case has since been closed as the presidency refused to carryout investigations involving its senior officers.





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