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Court orders interim forfeiture of 40 properties belonging to Senator Ekweremadu – Instablog9ja

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has issued an order of interim forfeiture of 40 landed properties belonging to the former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.

Justice Inyang Ekwo made the order on Friday, November 4, following an ex-parte motion marked, FHC/ABJ/CS/1242/2022 filed and moved by Ibrahim Buba on behalf of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

10 of the affected properties are located in Enugu, three in the U.S, two in the U.K, one in Lagos, nine in Dubai, and 15 in Abuja.

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 [email protected]