A daughter of the former PDP BoT chairman, Chief Tony Anenih has been linked to $50m seized by EFCC – Mrs Patricia Edo-Osagie is a daughter to Chief Anenih’s second wife who died after a protracted illness A daughter of the former Chairman Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustee, Chief Tony Anenih, Mrs Patricia Edo-Osagie has been allegedly revealed as the owner of $50m recovered by EFCC from in Lagos state. According to Sahara Reporters, Chief Anenih’s second wife, Patricia Anenih who died after a protracted illness, was the mother of Mrs Edo-Osagie.
NAIJ.com previously reported that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state had said that the $43 million found in the apartment belongs to the Rivers state government, claiming that investigations by the government revealed that the money was the proceed from the sale of gas turbines by the immediate past Governor Rotimi Amaechi.
NAIJ.com also reported that Amaechi, the current minister of Transport under President Muhammadu Buhari, has denied he owns the money.
Addressing journalists at the Government House, Port Harcourt in the night of Friday, April 14, Governor Wike said: “The money in question belongs to the former Rivers state Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. We want to confirm that the houses in Ikoyi also belong to Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. “If you recollect in 2015, we said that gas turbines built by former Governor Peter Odili were sold to Sahara Energy, business partners of Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi at $319 million. “That money was used to sponsor the All Progressives Congress for the 2015 general elections. From the date of sale of the gas turbines to May 29, 2015, the money depleted from $319 million to $204,000. What was stashed at the Ikoyi residence was part of that fund.
“A statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, the special assistant to the governor on electronic media, and obtained by NAIJ.com, quoted the governor as saying further: “We have facts to prove that the said money belongs to the Rivers state government.
The federal government must return our money. “Governor Wike said all the stories being peddled about the money belonging to the National Intelligence Agency are false and mere face saving measures by the embattled APC federal government.
Source: The naij.com