We Traced N47.2bn, $487.5m In Cash, Properties To Diezani – EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has so far, traced N47.2bn and $487.5m in cash and properties to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.
The former Minister is also being investigated for corruption and money laundering in the U.S and U.K. These, the anti-graft agency said, were apart from “boxes of gold, silver and diamond jewellery, worth several million British pounds sterling,” discovered during a search of Diezani’s palatial residences in Abuja.
The EFCC said it discovered several of Diezani’s landed properties scattered all over Lagos and other parts of the country in the course of its investigations.
The anti-graft agency stated that it discovered other Diezani’s properties such as a 21-mixed housing units of eight, four- bedroomed apartments, two penthouses of three bedrooms at No. 7, Thurnburn Street and No. 5, Raymond Street, Yaba, Lagos.