– Osborne Towers is owned by a former Peoples Democratic Party chairman, Ahmed Muazu
– The building located at 16 Osborne Road in Ikoyi, has nine floors of 19 Apartments and two penthouses Former governor of Anambra, Peter Obi and his wife, own apartment 1B
The full list of occupants of the luxury apartment building in Lagos where operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) discovered the sum of $43.4million has emerged.
According to Sahara reporters, the building, Osborne Towers, is located at 16 Osborne Road in Ikoyi. It has nine floors of 19 Apartments and two penthouses.
The building 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. Former Governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi and his wife have an apartment in Osborne Towers. According to the ownership list obtained by Sahara Reporters, owners of apartments in the building include:
1A – Former Guaranty Trust Bank chairman, Fola Adeola 1B – Former Anambra Governor, Peter Obi and his wife 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.
Meanwhile, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has shifted his base to Lagos to oversee the probe on how the $43.4million found its way to Apartment 7B, in Osborne Towers, Ikoyi. A former governor of Anambra state, Mr Peter Obi, has confirmed on Tuesday, April 18, that his apartment in Osborne Towers, was one of the many searched by the anti-graft agency, following the discovery of the of the N13.3 billion ($43.4million) in the building.
This Day reports. Obi’s media aide, Val Obienyem, said the former governor confirmed the search by the EFCC of flat 1 occupied by him in the building. Obienyem, who noted that the former governor lives in Onitsha, said that the apartment was rented by Obi’s wife. The aide added that the apartment is usually used by the former governor anytime he is in Lagos. Obienyem, who cautioned against linking Obi to the cash haul, noted that the entire occupants of the building were also searched.
source : Naij.com