Former Bayelsa State Governor Timipre Sylva vs EFCC
By: DAVE ASEI NEW MEDIA AGENT in Abuja,
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission yesterday morning carried
out a raid at the Abuja residence of two close associates of the former
Bayelsa State Governor Timipre Sylva - his brother in law, Richie Imoh
Tommy and bosom friend, Asogwa Kelvin.
THE NEW MEDIA TEAM learnt
that the commission raided the houses in Maitama area of Abuja as part
of the ongoing investigation of the former governor who is also standing
trial at an Abuja court.
Asogwa followed Sylva to Bayelsa where it is believed they did a number of deals together.
Among the items recovered in the house of Asogwa were foreign
currencies and documents relating to some of the companies the EFCC is
While in Tommy’s house, personal files of Sylva, as
well asinternational passport of Sylva’s children and C of O of a number
of properties in proxy names were recovered. EFCC Spokesman Wilson
Uwujaren who confirmed the raid and items recovered to THE NEW MEDIA
TEAM said that the two men were still undergoing interrogation as at
press time yesterday and may be charged to court after investigation.
Uwujaren said that all items recovered from the homes where documented
and signed before they were taken away to the commission’s head office.
SYLVA IS IN A FRESH TROUBLE AS THE EFCC ALSO FUND COCAIN IN HIS WIFES OFFICE AND ALSO ARRESTED ALL OCCUPANTS; MORE NEWS WILL COME IN A SHORT WHILE