Breaking: EFCC Raids Mohammed Adoke’s Home
Region Editor & Abdulsalam Muhammad Barely a day after oil Shell admitted paying money to money to Malabu Oil owned by former Petroleum Minister under the late Sanni Abacha regime, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has raided the Kano home of former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke. Former attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke The raid, according to sources, was aimed at retrieving vital documents that could help the security agencies in establishing a solid case against Adoke, who has already been charged along with eight others over the $1.3 billion controversial Malabu Oil payout. Adoke is accused by the Federal Government through the EFCC of spearheading the huge payment of $1.3 billion to Malabu, influential individuals and their firms under the guise of settling the protracted legal tussle over the ownership of the lucrative oil block, OPL 245. Apparently trying to fetch evidence in order to nail Adoke and the other suspects in the case, the EFCC operatives stormed the Kano residence of the former minister located at No 3 Alu Avenue, Nasarawa GRA in the early hours of Wednesday and ransacked suspected areas but reportedly found nothing incriminating at the end of the operation.