Diezani Gate: EFCC Seize 2 Malls Belonging To Cross River REC, Freeze 49Million In Her Account

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By CrossRiverWatch Admin

Gesila Khan (Photo Credit:Google)
Gesila Khan (Photo Credit:Google)

2 malls located in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital allegedly owned by Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Gesila Khan have been seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as part of investigations into the over N23billion disbursed by former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Maduekwe for the 2015 general elections.

Also, CrossRiverWatch gathered that an account owned by her with a total of N49million in it was also frozen.

A total of N185, 842,000 allegedly went to Khan with the EFCC applying to the Federal High Court, Yenagoa for Interim Forfeiture Order in line with sections 26 and 29 of the EFCC Act.

Khan was the REC in Rivers state prior to the last general elections which supervised an election deemed faulty by the Tribunal and Appeal Courts only for it to be overturned by the Supreme Court.

Also allegedly complicit from Cross River State is a former Deputy Director  of INEC in Cross River State, Edem Okon Effanga whom it is reported collected N241,127,000 and was celebrated by his Church after he was released by EFCC following his arrest.

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