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Wanted Nigerian ex- governor flees to USA  print

Published on December 22, 2012 by   ·   5 Comments

Abubakar Audu, former governor of Nigeria’s central state of Kogi, declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrived the United States, according to a report by African Examiner.

The online news portal said Audu has arrived his rich neighborhood home in Potomac in
the state of Maryland, USA. He was said to have arrived Wednesday, via London.

The multi-million dollars home where the ex-governor has now moved to is located at 12301 Glen Road, Potomac, Maryland, 20854 USA.

He was declared wanted by the EFCC on Wednesday in connection with a protracted case of N4billion theft while he was the governor of the state between 1999 and 2003. Despite the case, Audu ran for the governorship seat on the platform of Action Congress of Nigeria last year December , but lost to Idris Wada of the PDP

ex-governor Abubakar Audu: flees to USA

, now the incumbent.

The commission had said that the former governor fled when the its officials stormed his 32 Suleiman Barau Street, Aso Villa, Asokoro Abuja residence to arrest him in the early hours of Tuesday December 11.

African Examiner claimed Mr Audu owns three expensive houses in rich neighbourhood in Washington DC, Maryland and Connecticut.

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5 Comments for “Wanted Nigerian ex- governor flees to USA”

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  3. Adebayo

    That is the way

  4. What else do they know how to do if not only looting. Acquiring choice properties they can not take to their future miserable grave. African mentality is actually sickening.

  5. Tj

    Nigerian professionals in diaspora – Specifically Nigerian lawyers in the USA, the ball is in your court. Help your government prosecute this person. I am sure there is a statute in the USA laws that we can use to bring this person to justice either as an Alien or as a US Citizen.

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