REVEALED: Top EFCC Official Allegedly Purchased Houses, 474 Hectares of Land
A top official of the Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission, EFCC, has been indicted for alleged corrupt practices.
​Documents showing purchases ​that the official, one of some
retired​ Police officers recalled by EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, ​indicate
that the commission may have been involved in some shady deals.
​It was gathered that the three officials who mostly lead
crucial operations, are John Odoh, Hamza Abdullahi [Principal Detective,
Superintendent level 12], Abubakar Aliyu Madaki.
Abubakar Madaki retired as a Superintendent of Police in
December of 2013 from the EFCC where he was assigned but was called back by
Magu months after he was appointed as head of​ the EFCC.
During Madaki’s initial stay at the EFCC and on his second
arrival, he allegedly acquired choice properties across the country worth
billions of naira.
According to sources, he allegedly acquired a N450million
house in Wuse 2 and another house for his lady friend in Wuse zone 4, worth
Superintendent Madaki also allegedly acquired lands in​​Nasarawa state worth over N10billion​.​
In January 2014, he allegedly purchased over 300.56Hectares
in Angwan Sa’aka, Karu Local Government Council, Nasarawa state.
It is also said that in the same January 2014, ​Madaki
​allegedly ​purchased over 60.59 hectares in Angwan Chediya, Karu LGA in
In February 2010, he allegedly purchased over 61hectares in
Angwan Monday, Karu LGA, Nasarawa state.
In June 2016, Madaki​ allegedly​​ purchased over 34.38hectares
in Angwan Sarkin Mada along Angwan Chero Road, Karu LGA, Nasarawa state.
On August 2016, he allegedly purchased over 16.96hectares at
Gunduma along Madubi road, Karshi development area, Karu, LGC, Nasarawa state.
​​In total, Madaki ​allegedly​ purchased 474hectares of
land​, despite being​ on a police superintendent’s salary.
It was gathered that some aggrieved staff have sent
documents of the purchases to Chairman of ​the Presidential Advisory Committee
Against Corruption, Prof. Sagay​, who ha​s​ recommended a probe.
I​t is not known if investigation has commenced.
​Contacted on Friday, Wilson Uwujaren​, EFCC ​Head ​of ​Media​ and​ Publicity​,
denied knowledge of the documents.
“I don’t know of any documents of the acquisition​s ​you are
talking about. I only speak on what I know.”
Asked if what action will be taken if it is eventually
discovered that some officials are found to have corruptly enriched themselves,
Uwujaren replied: “then the law will take its course. But at this moment, I’m
not aware of any document.”
The documents below…