Ambode calls for calm after EFCC search on residence

Former governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode, has asked his supporters and the general public to remain calm over search conducted by operatives of the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Ambode, in a statement sent to Okay.ng by his media aide, Mr. Habib Aruna, reacted on the search by the anti-graft agency on his Epe Country home and Parkview Ikoyi residence.

He noted that the EFCC could not find anything during the search.

Ambode also revealed that the commission is yet to invite him for any investigation.

The statement reads: “This morning, operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission visited the Epe Country home and Parkview Ikoyi residence of Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, former Governor of Lagos State, with warrants to conduct a search. These searches were carried out extensively and at the end of the exercise the operatives left without any incident.

“The former Governor reiterates that the EFCC has till date not had any direct communication with him on any subject matter whatsoever and if or when it occurs he is ready and willing to respond.

“The former governor wishes to assure his supporters and the generality of Lagosians to continue to remain calm and law-abiding as there is no cause for alarm.”


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