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EFCC RAID: No cause for alarm —Ambode

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The immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has reacted to the visit to his Epe residence, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

In a statement issued hours after the incident, the former governor urged his supporters and the general public to remain calm and law-abiding.

The statement issued and signed by his Media Aide, Habib Aruna, on Tuesday, also assured that there was no cause for alarm over the search of his residence by EFCC operatives.

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The statement by Ambode reads; “This morning, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission visited the Epe Country home and Parkview Ikoyi residence of Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, former Governor of Lagos State, with warrants to conduct a search. These searches were carried out extensively and at the end of the exercise, the operatives left without any incident.

“The former Governor reiterates that the EFCC has till date not had any direct communication with him on any subject matter whatsoever and if or when it occurs he is ready and willing to respond.

“The former governor wishes to assure his supporters and the generality of Lagosians to continue to remain calm and law-abiding as there is no cause for alarm.”

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