Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC yesterday filed a motion ex-parte seeking an order to seize all properties belonging to former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemukpolo, alias Tompolo pending his arrest and arraignment before the court.
Tompolo and the former Director of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Patrick Akpobolokemi and eight others accused by the EFCC of converting the money belonging to the agency to personal use.
While the others including Akpobolokemi had appeared in court to answer the 40-count charge slammed against them by the anti- graft agency, Tompolo has failed to be in court twice.
The presiding judge handling the matter at the Federal High Court in Lagos, Justice Ibrahim Buba had on January 12 issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Tompolo.
The judge again on February 8 ordered all security agencies in the country to produce Tompolo in court.
In the ex-parte motion filed by Festus Keyamo, the EFCC is seeking for an order, pursuant to section 80 and 81 of the Administration and Criminal justice Act, 2015 to seize all properties belonging to the former Niger Delta militant leader.
The properties were listed as follows: a house at N0. 1 Agbamu Close DDPA Extension Warri (Effurun), Delta State, All properties of Mieka Dive Limited, and Mieka Dive Training Institute Limited situated at 77, Lioth Street, ODPA Ugborikoko, Uvwie Local Government Area, Delta State, All properties of Global West Vessel Specialist Ltd, All properties of Muhaabix Global Services Limited, and a River Crew Change Boat named MUHA – 15
Others are: The property known as “Tompolo Dockyard” by the end of Enerhen Road, Effurun, Warri, the property known as “Tompolo Yard”, at the end of Chevron Clinic Road, next to Next Oil, Edjeba, Warri, the Diving School at Kurutie, at Escravos River and the property known as “Tompolo House” at Oporaza Town, opposite the Palace.

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