Court docket orders forfeiture of property traced to Diezani Alison-Madueke in Rivers state

Court orders forfeiture of property traced to Diezani Alison-Madueke in Rivers state

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 Sources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Donald Chidi Amangbo and Sequoyah Properties Restricted.

A Federal Excessive Court docket, sitting in Lagos, presided over by Justice Chuka Obiozor, granted the order for interim forfeiture of the property traced to Diezani. The property is situated at Plot 9, Azikiwe Highway, Previous GRA, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The order was pursuant to a movement ex-parte dated March four, 2019 introduced by the EFCC.

Ruling on the movement ex-parte, Justice Obiozor held that: “An interim forfeiture order of this honourable courtroom is hereby granted, forfeiting to the Federal Authorities of Nigeria the property that are fairly suspected to be proceeds of illegal exercise.” The courtroom additional ordered the EFCC to publish the order in any nationwide day by day in circulation in Nigeria “and significantly in circulation in Port Harcourt and Lagos, and all individuals within the stated property are additional placed on discover to indicate trigger why the ultimate order of forfeiture of the affected property ought to not be made by this courtroom.”

The courtroom is predicted to provide an additional ruling on Might ninth 2019.