EFCC Obtains Interim Forfeiture Order To Take Over Ekweremadu’s 40 Properties.
An Abuja Federal High Court on Friday issued an order of interim forfeiture of 40 landed properties belonging to the former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.
Daily Post reports that Justice Ekwo Inyang gave the order following an ex-parte motion filed and moved by Ibrahim Buba on behalf of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The list of properties affected by this ex-parte order includes:
Ekweremadu’s properties are in Enugu(10 nos.); three are in the United States of America (USA), two are in the United Kingdom (UK), one is in Lagos, nine are in Dubai, and 15 are located in the Federal Capital Territory.
Ruling on the motion, the Judge ordered EFCC to publish the interim forfeiture order of the properties in a national daily within seven days from the date the order was given.
Ekweremadu and his wife are currently standing trial in the United Kingdom over allegations of organ harvesting.
Justice Ekwo, has, however, adjourned the matter till December 5, 2022, for a report on the objection from any member of the public regarding the properties.
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