Adegoke, an attorney working with Muiz Banire (SAN), the debt recovery
manager appointed by the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria to
help recover loans from the Silverbird Group, on Thursday lampooned Ben
Murray-Bruce after the politician’s businesses failed to settle about
N11 billion credit they obtained from Union Bank.
Group’s outlets across the country were sealed on Thursday morning
after AMCON secured a takeover authorisation from a Nigerian court.
Adegoke said the development had betrayed the tenets of “common sense”, a
major rallying cry of Mr. Murray-Bruce in recent months, adding that
the media mogul had been using his businesses to exploit unsuspecting
must be borne in mind that innocent depositors’ money is what the Common
sense propagator and his brothers have been living large and feeding
fat upon without recourse to the interest of the real labourers who own
the money,” he said.
“The said loan was purchased by AMCON in 2011 after the capital base of Union Bank was terribly shaky,” Mr. Adegoke continued.
the Commonsense senator has persistently failed to pay the loans and yet
has been pretending to be concerned with the welfare of Nigerians whom
he has been skinning alive in order to remain relevant and live like a
Murray-Bruce, who’s also a senator from Bayelsa State, has courted
public attention lately with his distribution of video clips in which he
could be seen proffering solutions to what he believed were the
nation’s most critical challenges.
populism messages, which he usually disseminates through his various
media channels, have earned him both praises and derision from Nigerians
home and away.