REVEALED: Police recover $19,000 from Senator Goje’s house

Men of the Nigeria police force have found cash sums of $19,000 (N5.8 million) and 4,000 Saudi riyals (N326,000) at the residence of Senator Danjuma Goje, following a raid on the senator’s residence. 

The Cable, citing police sources, reports that cash of ....
N18 million in the Nigerian currency was also found at the residence of the senator.

About 12 vehicles, including eight police vans were stationed outside the building and at least 25 mobile police officers were sighted outside the building, located on Haile Selassie Street, Asoroko. 

Premium Times reported that about half a dozen EFCC detectives were also seen standing outside, with even more likely to be inside. Initially, it was thought that the operatives EFCC were responsible for the raid but Uwujaren, EFCC spokesperson denied that the EFCC was responsible for the raid. 

Unconfirmed reports have it that that the police might have been acting on a tip-off, but the police authorities are yet to issue a statement about the raid. “Our men were there for between four and five hours and they carried out a thorough search,” a police sourcespeaking on the raid told The Cable. 

Officers broke down the doors and all the boxes found in the house of the chairman of the senate appropriations committee. All the files in the residence were also reportedly searched in the raid. The family was said to have been traumatised by the incident.