Tuesday 26 January 2016

EFCC seizes Dasuki’s, General’s houses in Kaduna(Photos)

Property believed to belong to embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki was at the weekend confiscated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Kaduna.

It was learnt that the property of others linked with the $2.1billion scandal were also confiscated by the anti-graft agency in Kaduna.
Among them is a former Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafia Dole in Maiduguri, Major General Yishau Mahmood Abubakar.
It was learnt that occupants of some of the buildings were expelled by EFCC operatives who took over the property, which they marked with red ink.

Dasuki’s confiscated property are said to be a hotel complex on Rabah Road, Malali GRA in the heart of Kaduna metropolis and a mansion under construction on Sani Sami Road, also in Malali GRA.
Except for some workers moving out their tools, the site was empty yesterday.
Maj.-Gen. Abubakar’s residential duplex located at No. 5C, Sultan Close was sealed off Sunday evening.
When our the Nation correspondent visited the property yesterday, it was marked in red paint, “Keep off, under EFCC investigation” in red paint.
It was also gathered that when the EFCC operatives arrived at the house, there was a birthday party going on. Everybody was asked to vacate the premises immediately and they obeyed.
A shopping mall allegedly belonging to Gen. Abubakar’s wife was also confiscated by the anti-graft agency. The inscription “Keep off, under EFCC investigation”  was put on it.
Sources said the property belongs to the General’s brother and not his wife –  as alleged.
Another shopping mall on Sultan Road, which is believed to belong to Gen. Abubakar’s friend who is an Ambassador was also confiscated.

The Nation