The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has presented
Former minister of petroleum, Dieziani Madueke’s confiscated property to Lagos
state government for isolation centre.

The
property consisting of six flats of three bedrooms and a boys’ quarter was
forfeited by Allison-Madueke following an order of the Federal High Court in
2017.


Speaking
during the handover ceremony, the Lagos Zonal Head of the EFCC, Mohammed Rabo
stated that the gesture was part of the commission’s social responsibility
efforts against the spread of Coronavirus.

He
said, “In addition to our mandate to fight economic and financial crimes, the commission is committed and ready to render essential services that may be
required of it in the fight against COVID-19.

“Therefore,
Lagos State should not hesitate to call on the commission anytime the need for
such an essential service arises.”

The statement puts; “ that the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, thanked
the anti-graft agency for the gesture, noting that it was a welcome
collaboration between the federal and the state government”.

While assuring the commission that the property would be put to good use, the governor thanked the
EFCC for paying attention to the efforts of the state government at containing
COVID 19, adding that “part of the challenges we have been facing is getting
isolation centres for COVID-19 patients.”

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