The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has arrested Adeyemi Edun, a real Estate agent responsible for purchasing properties on behalf of former petroleum minister, Diezani Allison Madueke in the United Kingdom.
PoliticsNGR gathered that Edun was picked up by EFCC operatives on Wednesday last week upon his arrival in Nigeria. He is being held at the Anti-graft commission’s Ikoyi Office in Lagos.
Edun was mentioned in court documents in the United States as having a strong connection to the money laundering case Mrs. Allison-madueke is currently involved in
The court papers reveal that Edun had ‘assisted’ various Nigerian businessmen with the purchase of £8.3m of prime London real estate intended ‘for the use and benefit’ of Mrs Alison-Madueke in March 2011.