The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC is on the trail of Ex-Governor Adams Oshiomhole over allegations of fraud levelled against him.
According to Leadership, the former Governor has been accused of inflating contracts and diverting billions of Naira while in office.
According to reports, Oshiomhole allegedly used N10b to build mansion which was designed and constructed by Verissimo – a South African architect in Iyamho, Edo State.
These allegations were contained in a petition written by two concerned citizens of Edo, Dr. Osadolor Ochei and Comrade Kola Edokpayi.
A source in the EFCC said “The petition will be properly and thoroughly investigated; nobody is under special protection from anybody or our agency because of his membership of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC) or not. We will prove some cynics wrong by doing justice to this petition.’’
An excerpt of the petition reads: “As earlier reported by some newspapers, the sprawling mansion has swimming pools, water fountains, multiple theatres for cinema and live performances; huge event halls, bridges, manmade lakes, lodges of different sizes amongst others.
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