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Deziani Allison-Madueke EFCC recovers N1.2m from ex-petroleum minister's Abuja home

There are speculations that the men of the EFCC has recovered a sum of N1.2m from the Abuja home of ex-petroleum minister after a recent raid.

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There are allegations that men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have recovered funds valued at N1.2m from the Abuja home of ex-Petroleum Minister, Deziani Allison-Madueke.

Read: EFCC seals Deziani Alison-Madueke's Abuja home

The Vanguard Newspaper reported that the Abuja home of the ex-petroleum minister, who was recently arrested and released for money laundering allegations, was raided by the men of the EFCC and yielded the recovery of cash running into several millions of Naira.

Read: Presidency declines comment on ex-minister's arrest

According to sources close to the operation, Deziani's palatial mansion on Frederick Chiluba Street, Asokoro, Abuja was reported to have produced a total of N1.2m in cash after the raid was made possible by some of the former security aides of the embattled former minister.

Read: Ex-minister granted bail, to be charged to court for money laundering

Though reports say the ex-minister had not been sighted near the palatial home since leaving office in May 2015 as she had been in the United Kingdom, it was also gathered that the raid was aimed at recovering vital documents needed to prosecute Deziani after her arrest in the UK.

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