EXCLUSIVE: Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca dumps Laolu Saraki, Kofi Annan’s son

Mossack Fonseca, the embattled Panama-based law firm at the centre of the global offshore leak known as Panama Papers, has recused itself as the registered agent of Sutton Energy Limited (SEL), a shell company co-owned by Laolu Saraki, younger brother of Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Kojo Annan, son of a former United Nations Secretary General, Kofi Annan.

The law firm said it was withdrawing its services due to what it described as “adverse findings” on Sutton, PREMIUM TIMES can report today.

Following a PREMIUM TIMES report, which was part of the Panama Papers investigation exposing the hidden assets of the Saraki family, Carmen Batista, an employee at the corporate head office of the offshore provider, wrote to Afrex Sal, the Geneva-based administrator of Sutton Energy Limited (SEL), announcing the decision of the company to resign as its registered agent.

The original email, however, did not provide further details other than the

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