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DSS discovers 18 bags containing money and documents from Emefiele’s residence


By Chuks Njoku,

The news going round revealed that no fewer than 18 Ghana-must-go bags containing money  and documents have been discovered and taken away by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) from the residence of the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The DSS who took custody of Emefiele on thursday flew from Abuja to whereLagos his house was searched by DSS operatives


We gathered that the money and the documents were taken from the Lagos residence of Emefiele on Friday afternoon after about a day-long search of the property.
Emefiele, who was arrested June 10 by the DSS, has spent eight days in the custody of the agency.
It was scooped that Emefiele may spend longer than earlier reported in DSS custody as investigation into his activities while in charge of the apex bank is far from being concluded. Again, on thursday, recently, the Dash got a court order to detain the ex-CBN chief for three weeks. The  DSS who had to fly him from Abuja on Thursday to Lagos where his house was searched.

Emefiele was flown back to Abuja on Friday afternoon with the bags and investigators have since resumed quizzing, especially about the findings

“His personal assistant is on the run. DSS is on a manhunt for him. He is the key to unlock Emefiele’s assets and wealth stashed away within and outside the country,” a source told
President Bola Tinubu, on June 9, suspended Emefiele as CBN governor and ordered his probe, following which he was arrested by the DSS for investigation.