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Abia Government demands legal action, grants EFCC 7 days to unseal six ‘wrongly’ sealed properties


The Abia Government says it has allowed a seven-day final proposal to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to unseal six government properties that were ‘wrongly’ sealed in the state.

The state Honorable Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Esq Uche Ihediwa, who revealed this in an announcement on Tuesday portrayed the go about as a bold dismissal of the administrative, implementation and analytical arrangements of the law.

Ihediwa said the commission checked and fixed resources and property of the State government in different areas in the State Capital, Umuahia under the pretense that these benefits and properties were under scrutiny.

As indicated by him, the properties which were sealed by the EFCC incorporate; the Abia Mall, the Housing Estate at Adelabu Street, Umuahia, the previous Township principle showcase at Ogwumabiri, the Millennium Luxury Apartments, Umuahia, Abia Hotels, and Linto Estate, Old Timber Shed.

He further clarified that the commission had in 2016, researched the responsibility for of these properties and around then, the Certificates of Occupancy and Public Private Partnership Agreements between the State Government and Investors in regard of the properties were appropriately submitted to the Commission which discovered them palatable.