Police Raid Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s House In Abuja


Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan’s House Raided In Abuja By Police

On Wednesday evening, officers of the Nigeria Police Force raided the home of the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience.

The building said to be owned by the former First Lady is located along Igbeti Rock Street, Maitama, Abuja.

Reports gathered say no other persons were present within the premises at the time when the policemen arrived, except for the private security guards.

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More than 20 policemen, who arrived in three Toyota Hilux Vans and another Toyota Hiace Bus, were said to have forced themselves into the building.

The policemen were said to have broken into the building and went away with a brown envelope.

Patience Jonathan’s House Raided By Law Enforcement Agents

A source, who witnessed the incident, said that operation by the heavily armed policemen was brief.

The source also disclosed:

“Men of the Nigerian Police Force raided the home of the former First Lady, Patience today.

“A reporter from one of the television stations who witnessed the event was harassed by security officers and her phone seized.

“The operation which took place at the Igbeti Rock street started at about 5:00 pm.

“The policemen came in four vehicles and they also took away one hefty brown envelope.

“They didn’t speak to us on why they came and the content of the envelope.”

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Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has been in the eye of the storm over the past few months.

This is following the decision by the federal government to prosecute her on allegations of corruption and money laundering.

Dame Patience’s bank accounts were previously frozen by the EFCC as well as properties worth billions seized.

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