Police Guards Strip Jonathan’s Gwarimpa, Abuja Home of Household Items, Others

An Abuja home of former President Goodluck Jonathan has been stripped of items.
Police mem guarding the house were alleged to be responsible for the systematic stripping.
Sequel to the discovery three police officers have been arrested for stealing items valued at several millions of naira.
The items were alleged to have been stolen by the officers from the residence located at No. 89, Fourth Avenue in the Gwarimpa district of Abuja.
They include sets of furniture, dozens of plasma television sets, refrigerators, air-conditioner units and box-loads of clothes such as designer suits imprinted with the former President’s name, male and female Ijaw traditional attires, lace materials and bowler hats.
It was gathered that the three mobile police officers conducted a systematic looting over a period of three months beginning from around March 2016, until they totally stripped the house of all movable items, which they sold piecemeal to dealers at the Panteka second-hand materials market in Tipper Garage, Gwarimpa.
Jonathan’s spokesperson, Ikechukwu Eze, confirmed the theft, while also confirming that the affected officers have been arrested.
According to a security source involved in the investigation, by the time family members of the former President were made aware of the looting early this month, the house had been stripped bare.
Jonathan was said to had lived in the house for about a year when he was the Vice President. His mother was said to have assumed residence there after Jonathan moved to the Aso Rock Villa upon becoming Acting President in 2010.

Author: News Editor

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