Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) on Tuesday morning raided the home of the immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode in Epe, Lagos.
The anti-graft agency had recently announced in a statement the freezing of three banks accounts linked to Ambode which were allegedly used in the diversion of N9.9bn in September 2018.
An aide of the former governor who spoke on condition of anonymity, confirmed that EFCC operatives raided Ambode’s home.
He disclosed that Ambode was not in the country and the home was raided in his absence.
The commission’s spokesman, Mr. Tony Orilade, confirmed the incident and said the operatives were in Ambode’s house as part of ongoing investigation.
“It was not a raid, we are there for ongoing investigation, “he said