Abuja - A total of 61 houses as well as 45 plots of land were seized by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in an ongoing investigation on Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Chairman of the commission, Ekpo Nta, said that the 61 houses were seized from a single official, Vanguard reports.
Nta revealed that the seized properties were scattered in various locations within the Federal Capital Territory.
He made this known before an Ad-Hoc Committee of the House of Representatives investigating alleged land-swap allocations and racketeering in Abuja.
The ICPC boss explained that the anti-graft agency began an investigation following a complaint by the Commandant-General of the NSCDC, Dr. Ade Abolurin. Abolurin indicated that that his men were involved in dubious land deals.
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