JUST IN: EFCC raids Goodluck Jonathan’s brother’s Abuja residence

Reports from Abuja suggests that security operatives, on Wednesday evening, raided an Abuja house belonging to a brother-in-law to Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan.

Premium Times reports that the house besieged is located in Maitama, one of the enclaves of Nigeria’s rich in Abuja.

The spokespersons for the headquarters and Abuja command of the police said they were not aware of the operation, but security sources confirmed that police officers in uniform carried out the raid.

According to our sources, the operatives searched all the rooms in the house.

The house was allegedly bought for her brother by Patience Jonathan, who was said to be in Port Harcourt when the raid occurred on Wednesday.

Although Mrs. Jonathan’s has been having a running battle with the anti-graft agency, EFCC, over the ownership of a controversial $15 million, sources at the commission said the EFCC did not carry out the raid.

Earlier on their were speculations that the EFCC had raided the home of former President Goodluck Jonathan and whisked him away.

Some post on Facebook speculated that the EFCC had taken the ex-president to an unspecified location.

Certain details regarding the entire ordeal are sketchy at the moment, more details to come later.

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