Chairman of the panel, Okoi Obono-Obla, disclosed this on Sunday, by sharing with journalists, some 12 footage he captioned as “Sealing up of Senator Peter Nwaoboshi’s suspicious assets carried out by operatives of SPIP this weekend in Warri, Asaba and Lagos.”
This was stated to have adopted the July 2, 2019 ruling of Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja, ordering the interim forfeiture of 11 properties and 22 financial institution accounts linked to the senator.
Justice Taiwo had issued the order of interim forfeiture order following an ex parte software by the panel, which described the belongings as suspicious or suspected to be far past the senator’s official earnings.
Though, the panel’s lawyer, Celsus Ukpong, had utilized for interim forfeiture of 14 landed belongings, the choose solely granted the request in respect of 11, as he exempted three of them that have been with out addresses from the order.
The affected properties embrace, Suiming Electrical Firm (RC 1090069) positioned at Asaba, alongside Asaba Airport Street, Asaba, Delta State; PON Filling Station, alongside Asaba Airport Street, Asaba, Delta State and a multi-billion naira property below development at Maryam Babangida Street, Asaba, Delta State.
The additionally embrace, Cartage Cinema positioned at Okpanan Street, beside Rain Oil Petrol Station, Asaba, Delta State; Newbridge Submitting Station, alongside Airport Street, Warri, Delta State; and home at No. 8, Monu Olarewaju Crescent, GRA, Asaba, Delta State.
The remainder are, a multi-million constructing positioned at 41, Buma Street, Apapa, Lagos; Guinea Home, No. 27, Marina Street, Apapa, Lagos; Plot 3011B, Kuranah Shut, Maitama, FCT, Abuja, and Ceedeez College Corridor Airport Street, Asaba Delta State.
These exempted are Plot on C of O No. 16800, Plot on C of O No. 16711 and Plot on C of O 13988.
The choose additionally ordered the interim forfeiture of 22 financial institution accounts with Zenith Financial institution, Entry Financial institution and Sterling Financial institution linked to Nwaoboshi.
A number of the financial institution accounts are held within the identify Hon. (Barr) Peter Nwaoboshi, Nwaobosh Peter, and Senator Peter Nwaoboshi.