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Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture Of N2.2bn Recovered From Amosu

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Air Vice Marshal Adesola Amosu and safety operatives

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the momentary forfeiture of N2.2billion recovered from former Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Adesola Amosu.

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun made the order based mostly on an ex-parte software by the EFCC.

The choose dominated: “An interim order is made forfeiting to the Federal Government of Nigeria the total sum of N2,244,500,000 found and recovered by the commission from the first respondent (Amosu) which sum is reasonably suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activity.”

The choose granted an interim order for the momentary forfeiture of N190,828,978.15 recovered from a former Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Director of Finance and Budget Air Commodore Olugbenga Gbadebo.

Justice Olatoregun additionally ordered momentary forfeiture of N101 million recovered from Solomon Enterprises, a firm linked to Amosu. EFCC mentioned the sum “is reasonably suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activity.”

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