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24 EFCC Operatives Arrested My Son-In-Law — Atiku



24 EFCC Operatives Arrested My Son-In-Law — Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party within the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday stated 24 operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arrested his son-in-law, Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi.

He said Abdullahi, who’s additionally finance director of Atiku Group of Companies, was arrested after the EFCC officials in two motors, an 18-seater Toyota bus with registration Abuja CS 522 RSH and a Hilux van, had invaded the Maitama house of his son-in-regulation at approximately 8.30am.

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A statement by way of Atiku’s media adviser, Mr Paul Ibe, stated the EFCC officials were, but, not given access into the residence till Abdullahi’s lawyers arrived.

He stated, “In a determined move to have Atiku Abubakar concede and congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari, officials of the EFCC at approximately eight.30am today (Saturday) invaded the Maitama house of Babalele. They had been, however, not given access into the house until his lawyers arrived.

“The EFCC sellers numbering approximately dozens came in two ordinary motors, an 18-seater Toyota bus (with registration Abuja CS 522 RSH) and a Hilux van. They got here with a search warrant to search the house and the workplace of Babalele and located nothing incriminating.

“They then proceeded to his workplace at Oakland Centre in Maitama and determined nothing incriminating there. However, they took away a few files of landed belongings. Not executed, the EFCC officials stormed his Wuse house in which they again discovered not anything incriminating after the search.

“Afterwards, Babalele become taken away to the EFCC office in Wuse to make a assertion along Mr Lawan Ayuba. It became collected that the petition relied upon to invade the residence and the workplace of Babalele changed into authored with the aid of a brother of the spouse of President Buhari.”

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Ibe said that as a law-abiding citizen, Atiku recognized the constitutional position of the EFCC and certainly any other organization of the authorities to perform investigations, however might now not be cowed via any try to blackmail him into mortgaging his mandate.

The assertion reported Atiku as assuring Nigerians that underneath no circumstance would he loan what he referred to as the mandate of Nigerians, which he claimed turned into freely expressed on February 23.

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