You may be wondering if it is only in Nigeria that politicians stash away money meant for public use in their homes. Well, military officers in Gabon have proven otherwise.

Coup: 10 Things You Never Knew About Desposed Gabonese President, Ali Bongo
Deposed Gabonese President, Ali Bongo

These officers uncovered suitcases and bags full of various currencies in the family house of ousted President, Ali Bongo, in the Central African country.


The Takeover

The bags and suitcases of money were found hours after the military took over power, days after Bongo’s re-election. He has spent 14 years in power, but now he is under house arrest.

It was gathered that the monies were found in Yann Ngulu’s house, the Chief of Staff of the eldest son of the deposed President, Nourredine Bongo.


In the viral video making the rounds on X, the bags could be seen filled with bundles of CFA francs, dollars, and Euros.

See the video below:



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