The full list of occupants of the Osborne Towers in the Ikoyi area of Lagos where the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found close to $50 million last week, has been exclusively released by SaharaReporters.
Recall that since the apartment raid became public, the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) laid claim to the funds, its Director-General, Ayodele Oke saying it was meant for covert operations authorized by President Goodluck Jonathan during his tenure.
It was reported on Monday that the woman who was discreetly ferrying the money into the apartment in bags was Mr. Oke’s wife, Folashade.
Latest report revealed that the swanky apartment building in Lagos, has nine floors of 19 Apartments and two penthouses. It is owned by a former Peoples Democratic Party chairman, Ahmed Muazu, who retained for himself the penthouses, 10A and B; as well as Apartments 11A and 11B.
According to the apartment ownership list obtained by SaharaReporters, other owners include a former Guaranty Trust Bank chairman, Fola Adeola, who owns Apartment 1A, and former Anambra Governor, Peter Obi and his wife, who own Apartment 1B.
Other owners of apartments in the building are;
2A – Ahmed Kida
2B – Ahmed Kida but apartment occupied by Esther Ogbue (a recently retired MD of NNPC)
3A – Kayode Sonaike
3B – Sterling Assets
4A and 4B – Leo Stan Ekeh
5A – Sterling Bank
5B – Damian Dodo, SAN
6A – Mo Abudu
6B – Career Terminal and Logistics Ltd.
7A – Mr. and Mrs. Edo-Osagie (Daughter of PDP Chieftain Anthony Anenih and her husband)
7B – Chobe Ventures Limited (Controlled by Folashade Oke, wife of DG, NIA) apartment where $50m was found by EFCC)
8A – Chikki Foods
8B – Mr. Balogun
9A – Damian Dodo, SAN
9B – Alhaji Tukur
10 A & B – Ahmed Muazu
11 A & B – Ahmed Muazu.
The NIA has claimed that it warehoused the funds at the apartment, which is under the control of the wife of its DG, as a “transit” arrangement, as it planned to move it to a more permanent location.