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EFCC raids Former gov Ambode’s home in Epe


Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday morning raided the home of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode in Epe area of Lagos.



A top aide of the former governor, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, confirmed that EFCC operatives raided Ambode’s home.

He revealed that Ambode was not in the country and the home had been raided in his absence.
The commission’s spokesman, Mr Tony Orilade, told The PUNCH that the operatives were in Ambode’s house as part of investigations.



He said the visit was not a raid but “We are there for ongoing investigation.”

Orilade in a statement, he later issued said, “The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has since early hours of today, been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode.

The anti-graft agency had in a recent statement by Orilade announced the freezing of three banks accounts linked to Ambode which were allegedly used in the diversion of N9.9bn in September 2018.(Punch)

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