Operatives of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee EFCC As we speak raided the home of the former DG of the State Safety Service SSS, Ita Ekpeyong.
Based on Premiumtimes, operatives of the anti-graft company, stormed Ita’s residence situated in Asokoro, at about 12midday with the permission of the appearing President Yemi Osinbajo.
An try was beforehand made to go looking Ita’s home in November 2017 however Lawal Daura, who was on Tuesday, prevented the raid. This led to a stand-off that almost turned deadly between SSS and EFCC operatives. The antigraft company had linked Ekpeyong to the $2.1 billion arms deal and was intending to go looking Ekpeyong’s home in search proof.
It was not instantly clear whether or not in the present day’s raid at Mr Ekpeyong’s home, which authorities gave to him after his exit as DG of SSS, was a continuation of the failed search from final 12 months.