The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has recovered from a military contractor in Abuja, a sum of N170 million in cash, $220,965, a G-Wagon, and other valuables.
This was revealed in a statement released on Friday, by the commission’s spokesperson, Azuka Ogugua.
Speaking on the development, Ogugua stated that the commission conducted a raid on a private residence in Wuse 2, Abuja, where the pricey valuables were discovered after acting on intelligence.
“The attention of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has been drawn to some inaccurate and concocted reports in the media about the seizure of multibillion-naira cash, dollars, Rolex watches stockpiled in an Abuja property,” Ogugua said.
“The Commission wishes to state that ICPC operatives raided a property in Wuse 2 of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Thursday, 16th June, 2022 between 5:00pm and 12:00am in suspicion of money laundering . Facts available for the time being indicates that the property is owned by owner of K Salam Construction Company, a military contractor.
“The Commission recovered money and other items from the property viz. N175,706,500; $220,965; G-Wagon; 2022 editions of BMW and Mercedes Benz cars; customized mobile phones; several designer wrist watches, including three Rolexes, and some property documents.”