EFCC Hands Over Diezani’s Apartment Building to Lagos State Government as Isolation Centre

A building located in Lagos State that formerly belonged to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been handed over to the Lagos State Government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to be used as an isolation centre in the fight against COVID-19.

Due to a Federal High Court ruling in 2017, the former minister forfeited the property, which consists of up to 6 flats of 3 bedroom apartments and a boys quarter.

Mohammed Rabo, who is the EFCC zonal chief in Lagos, in his handover speech reiterated that such a gesture was part of the Commisions social responsibility efforts in the war against the pandemic.

He said, “In addition to our mandate to fight economic and financial crimes, the commission is committed and ready to render essential services that may be required of it in the fight against COVID-19.

“Therefore, Lagos State should not hesitate to call on the commission anytime the need for such an essential service arises.”

On his part, Lagos State Government, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, thanked the Commission for making sure the federal and state governments were united in stamping out the health crisis.

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