Critical Times News : EFCC seizes houses belonging to Saraki

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EFCC seizes houses belonging to Saraki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized some houses belonging to Senate President Bukola Saraki. PUNCH report

The houses, which are located at 15 a, 15 b and 17 MacDonald Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, are said to belong to Saraki.

However, the EFCC was said to be unsure of which of the properties that actually belong to the Senate President and decided to place inscriptions and stickers on all of them.

While 15 a and 15 b were declared by Saraki in his asset declaration form, it is believed that some other houses on the street were bought by the Senate President from the Presidential Implementation Committee for the Sales of Government Property through shell companies.

His relative , who did not want to be named, told our correspondent that the houses were seized on Friday.

He said, “The EFCC had been making inquiries into the finances and assets of Saraki for quite some time . They came to inscribe ‘EFCC, Under Investigation ’ in red on the walls and the fences. The irony is that even houses that don ’t belong to Saraki were marked.

“From what we were told, they are keeping him under strict surveillance ahead of May 29 , 2019 when they may invite him.”

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