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US$1M: Again Ex-WBC, Bash Ali raises corruption alarm against Tinubu Minister.

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US$1M: Again Ex-WBC, Bash Ali raises corruption alarm against Tinubu Minister.

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By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna

Again the unrelentless zero tolerance Nigerian’s former World Boxing Champion (WBC), Bashiru Lawrence Ali internationally addressed as as Bash Ali has raised another corruption alarm against a serving Nigerian federal Minister, and some cabinet members.

He raised the alarm in an open letter he personal wrote and addressed to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu dated 7th May 2024, titled: Part 2: Corrupt minister John Enoh’s demand for another U$1M”.

Bash Ali had in April 24, 2024, in part 1 of the letter to the President alleged that the Minister of Sports and National Orientation demanded for another US$1 million, saying his refusal to agree was responsible for all the tactics employed to delay or retarded the planned hosting of WBC in Nigeria, expected to earn 3Billion dollars.

Bash Ali in an elaborate letters to President Tinubu, and made available to our correspondent Wednesday, stated that most of the Federal cabinet members of Tinubu administration are very much aware of the problems but refused to intervene.

He stated “My President Sir, in my letter to you dated April 24, 2024, I told you that when you read the text messages between Minister John Enoh and I, it will make you sad that a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria can be so careless and carefree in the discharge of his duties because he cannot get another U$1M demand. I have attached the texts messages here Sir.

“My President Sir, Minister John Enoh is the Chairman of the Bash Ali Boxing Project Local Organizing Committee (LOC) and, the Director of Sport is the secretary but Minister Enoh’s greed for money has blinded his vision and reasoning for the national progress of Nigeria.
“My President Sir, since August 24, 2023 till date John Enoh has refused to call for a meeting with the members of the LOC. He has refused to reply the two letters written to him.
“He has refused to talk about the law suit against his Ministry and the Federal Government. He has purposely sent the LOC file to the wrong place, Boxing Federation, just to punish me and retard the growth of this great nation because I say NO to CORRUPTION”, he stated.

According to him, the sports minster demanded for another US$1 million before doing why he supposed to do a chairman’s of the planned WBC project.

“My President Sir, John Enoh is asking for another U$1M before he does the right thing but inline with the Renewed Hope Agenda, he will not get a Kobo from me to do the right thing”, he insisted emphatically.

In the latter he also copied Hadiza Bala-Usman, SA to President on Policy and Coordination, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), with his two contacts numbers (07036662806 & 08023186192), reads in parts:

“Ma’Salam. Respectfully submitted for your attention. Your truly,
building a better and a more profitable Nigeria through Sport.

Texts messages between a distinguished Nigerian, a national honor holder, a world citizen and a World Boxing Champion, Bash Ali, OON and a public servant Minister of sports, John Enoh.

Because I say NO to another $1M demand, John became very cold in his attitude and from the tones of the messages, who here is the boss and who is the servant? Welcome to Nigeria a country where heroes are relegated to the back burner and celebrated at death.

I sent two letters to John Enoh that were on August 24, 2023 and on November 17, 2023 acknowledged in his office. Eight months after the receipt of the letters John Enoh is yet to reply because he is yet to receive another $1M demand..
Welcome to the Renewed Homelessness Agenda as introduced by John Enoh”, it stated.

He also outlined some of text massages, which also read in parts: Bash Ali: Tuesday, September 12, 2023: 8:46PM.
My Minister Sir, welcome to the Ministry of Sports with the “Renewed Hope”. May your tenure here make sports profitable in Nigeria.
I have written to u but yet to get a reply. Can u give me appointment this week or asap to see u, please? Thanks. Bash Ali. OON. 2 Times”, Bash Ali stated. My other number is 07036662806. Thanks, Bash Ali. OON. 2 Times. I was told the Minister was in abroad and not in Nigeria”, bahs stated.

He continue on Sunday, September 24, 2023:5:53AM. My Minister sir, I wish u successful stay abroad and a safe trip back to the greatest country in the world, Nigeria. Happy Sunday in great health backed with clean money. I am in Abuja waiting for your invitation Sir. 2 Times.
Wednesday, October 4, 2023: 1:28PM. My Minister sir, I am in Abuja waiting for your invitation Sir. Thanks.

“$$$$$ JOHN ENOH: Thursday, October 5, 2023: 8:27AM.
Good morning and God bless. U may call me Sunday evening.

“October 10, 2023: first meeting with John and his team. John asked why the delay in hosting the historic fight and I told him because of corruption. I went on to inform him that if I had cooperated with the previous ministers to reap off Nigeria that the historic fight and many more title defenses would have held in Nigeria but instead I say No to Corruption.

I gave John another copy of the letter, that was on August 24, 2023 received in his office with a 6ft by 4ft picture of me with President Tinubu, a 7ft by 3ft pull-up banner, 2 Tee shirts and 2 caps of the historic fight because John lied that he was seeing it for the first time.

“John purposely wasted 6 weeks of my life and Nigeria’s progress. John promised to get back to me as soon as possible but it was all a game because he wants another $1M.

“Tuesday, October 17, 2023: 12:14AM. My brother Sir, God bless you. Sport is one of the biggest industries in the world and if well organized in Nigeria, will favorably compete with the NNPC in generating income for Nig. There is a lot of Clean Money to be made by all the principal actors so let us move with deliberate Speed, please. Can I see u tomorrow, please? Thanks. Bash Ali, OON. World Boxing Champion.

“$$$$$ John Enoh: Tuesday, October 17, 2023: 8:47PM.
Sorry unavailable this week.

“Bash Ali: Wednesday, October 18, 2023: 2:30AM. OK. God bless u sir, when next week can I see u sir? Thanks. God bless you. Tuesday, October 24, 2023: 1:45AM. My brother Minister, God bless you sir. I am here waiting for an appointment to meet with you Sir. God bless you. Thanks. Sent 5 Times.

“Thursday, October 26, 2023: 3:28PM. After President Tinubu won at the Supreme Court.
My brother, congratulation to us. Your job is secured and our fight is secured…..lol. I am waiting to hear from you sir. Thanks”, it stated.

$$$$$ John Enoh: Thursday, October 26, 2023: 11:21PM. Congrats too”, Enoh replied.

Bash ALI: When can I meet with u sir? 12:00AM.

$$$$$ John Enoh: Friday, October 27, 2023: 7:52PM. Will find time next week”, Enoh replied.

Bash Ali: Monday, October 30, 2023: 3:18AM.Thanks.

Bash Ali: My brother sir, I have truly suffered for my country, Nigeria. I went from being a millionaire in USD to Zero in Naira & despite several juicy offers to fight outside of Nigeria, I never gave up on Nig & my dream.

In 2018 & 2019 President Tinubu was the one who helped me to put back on track this historic fight. In 2022-2023 I put my career & life on the line to campaign for him & I am happy he won and now Nigerians have Renewed Hope. I am happy u are the minister of sport so let us together bring honor, glory and financial growth to Nig, pls. I am awaiting for the appointment Sir. Thanks. God bless u”, Bash Ali.

It continue, Bash Ali: Wednesday, November 1, 2023: 12:57PM. My Minister Sir, God bless you. When this week can I see u sir? Thanks.
Bash Ali. Sent 6 times”, the letter stated.

Bash Ali also stated that “After November 20, 2024, because I say no to another $1M demand, John completely went from bad to horrible”, in another text massages conversion as read in parts:.

“Read on. Tuesday, December 5, 2023:6:48AM. My brother Sir, God bless you. Since Aug 24, 2023, when I delivered my first letter to your office and again on Oct 10, 2023 when I personally gave u a copy and the second letter which was delivered on Nov 17, 2023, nothing positive has happened.

My Guinness World Record Boxing Championship Fight is the only historic event that can help to drive home your 6 points agenda & earn big time money for the FG so help me move with deliberate speed, pls. thanks. Sent 3 times”, Bash Ali.

“$$$$$ John Enoh: Tuesday, December 12, 2023:7:44PM.
I told u I minuted yr letter earlier on. Yesterday I got a feedback to refer the matter to the Boxing Federation which I’II do.

“Bash Ali: Wednesday, December 13, 2023: 6:11AM. My brother, God bless you sir. We have passed that stage plus the Federation is not involved so do not let them mislead u. All we need now is a meeting with members of the LOC as constituted by the FGN so we can start working on the historic fight blueprint. Give me a date TODAY or ASAP to meet with u, please. Thanks.

“Bash Ali: Thursday, December 14, 2023: 2:20 AM. My brother sir, God bless you. President Tinubu personally told me that he wants to take credit for hosting my historic fight in Nig.

“We shall earn $3B minimum from PPVTV. 132 countries are coming to Nig so u know what that would do for tourism & above all, credit goes to u. I have all the documents signed by the FGN. Let us bring honor, glory & money to Nig, pls. You & me are a team so let me guide you, please. Can I see u TODAY, please? Thanks. Sent 2 times.

“Bash Ali: Saturday, December 23, 2023: 4:12AM. My brother, God bless you. Since Aug 24, 2023 when I sent u my first letter till date nothing positive has happened. It is almost 4 months ago. Let us move with deliberate speed, please. Give me appointment today to see u ASAP, please. Thanks. Sent 3 times.

“$$$$$John Enoh: Saturday, December 23, 2023: 7:17AM.
Good morning Bash. Bellow’s my last communication to u on this subject.
“I do not want to be seen to be ignoring u. In fairness to me, it’s not true that I’ve done nothing:
‘I told u I minuted yr letter earlier on. Yesterday I got a feedback to refer the matter to the Boxing Federation which I’ii do’. 7:17AM.

“Bash Ali: Monday, December 25, 2023: 12:46AM. My brother, Merry Christmas and a super happy new year in advance. God bless you.

“$$$$$John Enoh: Tuesday, December 26, 2023: 4:53PM.
Best compliments too Bash.

“Bash Ali: Tuesday, January 2, 2024: 3:33AM. My brother, since August 24, 2023 nothing positive has happened with an historic event that will bring $3B minimum income to Nigeria. Help me in the name of the Renewed Hope Agenda, pls. Invite me today so we can together put the blueprint in place and make history and money for Nigeria, pls. Thanks. Sent 5 times.

“Bash Ali: Friday, January 12, 2024: 9:24AM. Good health peace of mind. May Almighty Allah make both permanent in your life. Juma’at Kareem.

“Tuesday, January 16, 2024: 9:30AM. Bash Ali: My brother, since August 24, 2023 nothing positive has happened with an historic event that will bring $3B minimum income to Nigeria. Help me in the name of the Renewed Hope Agenda, pls. Invite me today so we can together put blueprint in place and make history and money for Nigeria, pls. Thanks. Sent 14 times.

“Bash Ali: Saturday, February 10, 2024: 6:13AM. My brother, time is not on my side. Let us move today with deliberate speed in support of the Renewed Hope Agenda, pls.

“The FGN has already constituted the LOC so let us make money and rewrite boxing history in Nigeria, pls. Call for a meeting TODAY with the members of the LOC, pls. We are waiting Sir. Sent 32 times.

“Bash Ali: Wednesday, April 10, 2024: 8:21PM. My brother, happy Eid in great health backed with clean money. Do not forget about me, please. We are all waiting to meet with you so we can go on to make HISTORY and MONEY for Nigeria. Thanks. Sent 2 times.

“Bash Ali: Friday, April 12, 2024: 4:02AM. My brother, time is not on my side. Let us move TODAY with deliberate speed in support of the Renewed Hope Agenda, pls. The FGN has already constituted the LOC so let us make money and rewrite boxing history in Nigeria, pls. Call for a meeting TODAY with the members of the LOC, pls. We are waiting Sir. Sent 4 times.

“Bash Ali: Friday, April 19, 2024: 11:14PM and April 23, 2024 at 1:10AM. My brother, why are u turning the Renewed Hope to Renewed hopelessness? Why? Call for a meeting with the members of the LOC so we can go on and host this historic fight in Nigeria. Stop purposely punishing me, please. Do this today, please. Thanks. Sent 2 times”, it stated.

Welcome to the Renewed hopelessness as produced and directed by Minister John Enoh”, Bash Ali concluded.