The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of assets valued at USD16,441,906 linked the Nigeria’s former Petroleum Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission told Justice Abdulaziz Anka that the assets are suspected to be proceeds of corruption, ChannelsTV reports.
Recalled that details of cash and properties so far been traced to the Diezani Alison-Madueke was revealed by the EFFC a few weeks back.
In a detailed article by two officers of its Public Affairs Directorate – Tony Orilade and Aishah Gambari, the former minister was said to have about NGN47.2 Billion and USD487.5 Million in cash and properties in Lagos and Abuja.
More details soon….