The former President wife Mrs Patience Jonathan’s N2bn worth Hotel located near Setraco Construction Company, beside Mabushi Kado Expressway has been seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Patience Jonathan’s N2bn Hotel Seized by EFCC
The five-storey hotel has between 50 to 100 rooms, a gymnasium, a fountain and other amenities. Report stated that it has not been officially opened yet.
According to report, more of her property in Karsana, Wasa and Idogwari areas of Abuja has also been seized by the commission .
The anti-graft agency is also on the verge of seizing Mrs Patience Jonathan’s properties in Port Harcourt and Yenagoa.
The commission has also seized a mission belonging to Chidiebere Silas, the Personal Adviser to George Turnah, who is a godson of former President Jonathan.
According to report, Turnah is also a former Special Adviser to Dan Abia, erstwhile Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission.
Though Turnal has been granted bail with N300m, a travel ban was place. Turnah’s passport or travel document should be deposited with the registry of the court and “the first defendant shall not travel outside Nigeria without leave of the court.”
Turnah and his seven companies were arraigned on 12 counts bordering on obtaining money by false pretences, money laundering and abuse of office to the tune of N3bn.
The matter has been adjourned to June 30, 2017 for commencement of trail.