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$43m: EFCC summons Ex-NIA DG Oke, wife, others

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Economic and Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC)

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has summoned the  former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency(NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke, his wife, Folashade Oke and others involved in the $43.45 million cash recovered in an apartment at Osborne Towers,Ikoyi, Lagos.

Below is the  statement by the commission sined  on Wednesday by its spokesman, Wilson Uwugiaren.

“In furtherance of its investigative activities to unravel the circumstances surrounding the $43.45 million cash recovered by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Lagos sometime in April 2017, the Commission has invited former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayodele Oke and his wife, Folashade Oke.”

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Mrs. Oke had refused to honour previous invitations by the commission which resumed its investigation into the matter, following the Federal Government’s decision to relieve Mr. Oke of his position as DG.

“Besides the couple, other suspects are equally being invited to determine their culpability or otherwise in the humongous cash, in foreign currencies and naira notes, stashed in a residential building at Osborne Road Ikoyi, Lagos.”

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