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Court orders final forfeiture of Aisha Magaji’s N1.3bn to Nigerian govt

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Justice Mohammed Mohammed of the Sokoto State Excessive Courtroom, on Monday, granted a remaining order forfeiting the sum of N1,362,675,353 to the Federal Authorities of Nigeria.

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The cash had been seized by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC).

On July 2, 2021, the choose granted an interim order of forfeiture following an exparte utility by the EFCC.

Mohammed directed that the ruling be revealed in a nationwide newspaper for anybody with curiosity within the cash to indicate trigger why it shouldn’t be completely handed over to the federal government.

At as we speak’s listening to, EFCC counsel, S. H. Sa’advert, mentioned the fee complied, made the publication, and desires the cash ceded to FG.

Counsel to the respondents, Shamsu Dauda, didn’t oppose the appliance.

After submissions of the attorneys, Justice Mohammed ordered the ultimate forfeiture.

The EFCC in Sokoto had traced the funds, suspected to be proceeds of illicit actions, to the checking account of the primary respondent, Aishatu Bandado Magaji.

Others respondents had been First Ninety Levels Continental Ltd, Priceless Legacy Hub Ltd, and ABM Worldwide Ltd

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