Nigerian top business man and Chief executive officer of Air Peace Airline,Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema who was charged by the US for Bank fraud and money laundering has vouched to defend himself in court.
While speaking to the press,he said: I’m innocent of all the charges and the US government will not find any dirt on me because i have never conducted business with any illegalities.
‘ Be rest assured that I also have my lawyers on this and this mere allegations will be refuted.i never laundered money in my life, neither have I committed bank fraud anywhere in the world.
‘Every Kobo I transfer to the US for aircraft purchase went through the central bank of Nigeria.
‘ The American companies that recieve the funds are still in Business.I never took a penny from US bank or Nigeria bank. Iam willing to defend my self.
Onyema Ifechukwu was charged by the US Justice Department with bank fraud and money laundering for shifting over $20millon from Nigeria through United States bank accounts on a plot involving false documents based on purchase of aircraft.