EFCC storms Akinwumi Ambode house in Lagos

The anti graft agency had a few weeks secured an order to freeze bank accounts allegedly linked to the former state governor.

The Bank accounts are are First City Monument Bank 5617984012, Access Bank 0060949275 and Zenith Bank 1011691254

.N9.9 billion was traced to the accounts which were opened during Ambode administration.

Meanwhile, EFCC has denied raiding the former governor’s house.

EFCC storms Akinwumi Ambode house in Lagos

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In a statement released after the incident, EFCC said

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has since early hours of today, been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode.

We need to state for the records that the EFCC did not raid Ambode’s house. It is instructive that his administration, like other former governors is under investigation, since they no longer constitutionally enjoy immunity against prosecution.

The Commission hereby states with high sense of responsibility that the operatives did not raid Ambode’s residence.

Whatever the Commission is presently doing with regards to the investigation is in line with its mandate and the rule of law.

We wish to inform the social media to be circumspect in the reportage of any news with regards to investigation activities of the Commission.
As a tradition, the Commission does not carry out investigation on the pages of the newspapers or through the media.

Our operations are always covert until at a time when we file charges in court.

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