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N1.5bn traced to Jonathan’s aide

19 September 2016, 15:03

Abuja - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced properties worth N1.5bn to a former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamowei Dudafa, Punch reports.

The anti-graft agency discovered some properties, which Dudafa had not been able to explain where he got the money to buy them.

The commission discovered a mansion in the Agungi area of the Lekki-Epe Expressway, allegedly belonging to Dudafa, said to be worth over N300m.

The anti-graft agency also traced a plot of land around the Chevron Estate, off the Lekki-Epe Expressway and a twin duplex within the same area said to belong to Dudafa.

Also read: Detained cousin of Jonathan urges EFFC to stop implicating him

Apart from the Lagos properties, an edifice in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, was also traced to Dudafa.

The EFCC had last week froze N6 811 846 443.05 belonging to Roberts Azibaola, a cousin to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan according to News24.

The money was found in the accounts of some companies belonging to him and Bestworth Insurance Brokers Ltd.

- News 24


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