by Doyin Jaiyesimi
For those of you who have been asking for the famous Femi-Farouk bribe audio transcript, we have been working hard to bring it to you. Here you go – all of it!
Otedola: How are you sir? I don’t want you to bring it to my house
Lawan: Oh, you’ll take it to your house?
Otedola: No I don’t want you to bring it to my house; it’s a lot of money
Lawan: Err…so where? Because I’m rushing to the…they are at the airport now?
Otedola: Yes they are at the airport, in the aircraft
Lawan: And before they can come over now…unless I send somebody to the airport…but I was coming…I can’t because by the time they come I should be in the chambers…I have a lot to do myself
Otedola: Is there anybody you trust I can give it to or maybe I should just…or maybe I should postpone my China trip tomorrow
Lawan: No, no…it’s ok. I will arrange with someone…I would err…let me give you his number
Lawan: Yeah. His number is 080
Otedola: Hold on, hold on 080
Otedola: 55. What’s his name?
Lawan: Yea. TJ
Lawan: No. TJ
Otedola: TJ. Oh ok
Lawan: Yea TJ
Otedola: So I’ll give him the balance. That’s erm
Otedola: 2.5 million dollars
Lawan: Yea that’s right. Hold on. Just hold on. I’m calling him just to be sure his phone is emm
Otedola: Ok. You’ll take it to your house?
Editor’s Note: There are a number of unexplained ellipses in the tape.