Previous Minister of State for Defense, Musiliu Obanikoro, his better half, Morophat and children have purportedly recuperated their properties worth N500 million that were until now seized by the EFCC.
Review that Obanikoro is standing preliminary close by previous Ekiti state representative, Ayo Fayose. He is asserted to have gotten N4.7bn from the Office of the National Security Adviser under the authority of Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) in 2014. Punch reports that about N2.2bn out of the assets was purportedly given over to Ayo Fayose who was then a PDP governorship hopeful. The cash was purportedly discharged to fix the Ekiti state governorship race. It is additionally affirmed that N1.3bn from the cash was given to the then Osun State governorship applicant, Senator Iyiola Omisore.
Toward the start of Obanikoro's preliminary, the EFCC could anchor a court arrange for the seizure of a portion of his properties suspected to have been continues from degenerate practices. The seized properties incorporate four patio houses situated at 44 Mamman Kotangora Crescent in the highbrow Katamkpe Extension zone of Abuja; a package of land in Guzape District and a duplex at Olori Mojisola Onikoyi Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos. The red paint engraving, 'EFCC, Keep Off!' had been wiped off on the dividers of the structures.
Obanikoro, who deserted to APC in November 2017, is presently an indicting observer and is relied upon to affirm against Fayose in the continuous preliminary.
The EFCC acting representative, Tony Orilade, says he doesn't know about the houses that have been purportedly recuperated yet anyway guaranteed to give a refresh soon.