Former governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode has reacted to the raid on his residence by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in the Epe area of Lagos.
According to Punch, the former governor in a statement through his media aide Habib Haruna, stated that the EFCC has not made any direct communication with him on any issue and he was ready to respond if they summon him.
The statement reads:
“This morning, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission visited the Epe Country home and Parkview Ikoyi residence of Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, former Governor of Lagos State, with warrants to conduct a search. These searches were carried out extensively and at the end of the exercise, the operatives left without any incident.
“The former Governor reiterates that the EFCC has till date not had any direct communication with him on any subject matter whatsoever and if or when it occurs he is ready and willing to respond.
“The former governor wishes to assure his supporters and the generality of Lagosians to continue to remain calm and law-abiding as there is no cause for alarm.”