Ex-governor’s property in Abuja sealed by EFCC

The ex-Governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, has on Friday, prayed the Federal High Court Abuja, to direct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] to unseal his property located at Maitama, Abuja, FCT.

The ex-Governor, in an exparte motion brought by his Counsel, Mahmud Magaji, SAN, said the EFCC sealed the property contrary to the provision of the law.

Magaji said that the application was to ensure that each government agencies operates within the confines of the law.

He urged the judge “to invoke his power to direct the EFCC to go and remove the red inscription pasted in the house.

“And we urge your Lordship to direct parties to maintain status quo pending the determination of the suit,” Magaji also added.

The judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, however, adjourned the matter till August 19 for ruling.


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