Patience Jonathan EFCC seizes hotel worth N2bn from ex-First Lady

It was gathered that an inscription, 'EFCC Under Investigation', was all over the property as of Friday, June 9.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reportedly seized a  five-storey hotel building in Abuja allegedly owned by Mrs. Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

The hotel, which is located near Setraco Construction Company, beside Mabushi Kado Expressway, has been unofficially valued at N2 billion.

According to Punch, the property, which has about 100 rooms, has not been officially opened.

Some other amenities said to be at the property include a gymnasium and a fountain.

It was gathered that an inscription, 'EFCC Under Investigation', was all over the property as of Friday, June 9.

The EFCC also reportedly seized Mrs. Jonathan's properties in Karsana, Wasa and Idogwari areas of Abuja.

It was learnt that the anti-graft agency also plans to seize the ex-first lady's properties in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital.

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The seizure is in connection with the  $15 million found in bank accounts allegedly belonging to Waripamowei Dudafa,  a former Special Adviser to ex-President Jonathan on Domestic Affairs.

Mrs. Jonathan had laid claim to the funds.

She later sued Skye Bank Plc and the EFCC - the Commission froze her personal account with a balance of $5 million.

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