The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Workplace has secured the interim forfeiture of a property in Port Harcourt, Rivers state linked to former Minister of Petroleum Assets, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Donald Chidi Amangbo and Sequoyah Properties Restricted.
A Federal Excessive Court, sitting in Lagos, presided over by Justice Chuka Obiozor, granted the order for interim forfeiture of the property traced to Diezani. The property is positioned at Plot 9, Azikiwe Highway, Previous GRA, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The order was pursuant to a movement ex-parte dated March 4, 2019 introduced by the EFCC.
Ruling on the movement ex-parte, Justice Obiozor held that: “An interim forfeiture order of this honourable court docket is hereby granted, forfeiting to the Federal Authorities of Nigeria the property that are moderately suspected to be proceeds of illegal exercise.” The court docket additional ordered the EFCC to publish the order in any nationwide each day in circulation in Nigeria “and notably in circulation in Port Harcourt and Lagos, and all individuals in the stated property are additional placed on discover to present trigger why the ultimate order of forfeiture of the affected property ought not to be made by this court docket.”
The court docket is anticipated to give an extra ruling on Might ninth 2019.