Federal Excessive Court docket orders last forfeiture of Diezani’s Abuja houses, two luxurious automobiles to the Federal Authorities.
The 2 properties positioned in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are valued at $2,674,418 USD and N380,000,000.
The luxurious automobiles forfeited are a black BMW sedan automotive and a black Jaguar saloon automotive valued at N36,000,000.
Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal Excessive Court docket, Abuja on Monday, October 24, 2022, ordered the ultimate forfeiture of two Abuja properties and two luxurious automobiles belonging to a former minister of petroleum sources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Authorities.
The 2 properties are positioned at Plot 1854 Mohammed Mahashir Avenue, and No. 6, Aso Drive, within the intellectual Asokoro and Maitama Districts of Abuja are valued at $2,674,418USD and N380, 000,000 respectively.
The luxurious automobiles are a black BMW saloon with Chassis No B8CV54V66629 and registered quantity, RBC155 DH and a black Jaguar saloon automotive with Chassis No SAJAA.20 GRDMv43376, valued at N36,000,000.
The choose gave the order forfeiting the belongings to the Federal Authorities of Nigeria whereas ruling on the appliance by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, in Swimsuit No. 1122/2021 and Swimsuit No 1123/2021, asking for the ultimate forfeiture of the belongings.
The Fee had on November 29, 2021 secured the interim forfeiture on the belongings in a ruling on separate movement ex-parte filed on September 27, 2021 which prayed the courtroom to order the interim forfeiture of the belongings on the grounds of cheap suspicion that they have been proceeds of illegal actions.
In granting the interim forfeiture Order, Justice Olajuwon had ordered the EFCC to publish a discover in a nationwide newspaper, inviting anybody with curiosity within the belongings to indicate trigger why they shouldn’t be lastly forfeited to the Federal Authorities of Nigeria. The courtroom consequently adjourned until January 22, 2022 for report.
In compliance with the Order of Court docket, the Forfeiture Order was printed in Thisday Newspaper of Wednesday April 6, 2022.
Within the absence of any contestation of the Interim Order, the Court docket, right now, forfeited the properties to the Federal Authorities.