The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC has taken over several properties belonging to a former registrar of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB, Professor Dibu Ojerinde.
The seizure followed a court order from a federal high court in Abuja. The order which was published in a national daily on Friday instructed the anti-corruption outfit to immediately take over Ojerinde’s Properties which were reportedly acquired with public funds obtained through corrupt practices.
“An order of this Honourable Court is hereby made for the interim forfeiture to the Federal Republic of Nigeria of all the immovable properties listed in A attached to the affidavit in support and marked by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) upon reasonable suspicion that each of the said properties was acquired with public funds and/or represents the proceeds of unlawful corrupt activities.”
“An interim order of this Honourable Court is hereby made that the properties attached/forfeited ad-interim and be managed and controlled by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.” the publication read.
Here are some of the properties;
- Oke Afin Hostels located at Opposite Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso,
- Sapati International School Buildings and Premises located at Ajase Ipo Road, Ilorin, Kwara State,
- Doyin Filling Station along Lagos Ibadan Expressway,
- Doyin Gas, Ibadan,
- Soka Filling Station, Lagos Ibadan Expressway,
- Gravity FM Radio Station, Igboho,
- Tejumola House, Ikeja,
- Mansion at No 14 Yobe close, Maitama Abuja
Shares in banks, fixed deposits and money in bank accounts were also part of the properties listed to be forfeited.