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EFCC Raids Alison-Madueke’s Abuja Residence, Cart Away Documents

Posted: Oct 2, 2015 at 9:15 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

 Following the arrest of immediate-past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in London on Friday October 2 2015, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) invaded her Asokoro, Abuja residence  in what has been described as part of a multinational investigation of the former minister.

This is even as reports say Diezani was arrested in London by the newly formed International Corruption Unit (ICU) of the country’s National Crimes Agency.

The agency announced on its website on Friday that it had arrested five people “across London” as part of an investigation into suspected bribery and money laundering offences but stopped short of naming the suspects.

The operations it was gathered were being coordinated with several international agencies because of the “sensitive” nature of the investigation.

EFCC made “significant recovery” of documents at the Abuja home of the former minister, a senior security source informed.

“The raid on her Asokoro residence today (Friday) yielded vital information that will help in the prosecution of the case,” the source said.

Source: Vanguard.