HOW CELEBRATED EX-BBC JOURNALIST JEMILLA TANGAZA GOT INTO TROUBLE OVER 170MIL ASOKORO PROPERTY

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has expanded investigation into  alleged corrupt practices in the immediate past leadership of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) and Abuja Information Management Systems (AGIS).

Daily Trust gathered that both serving and former officials of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration and the Abuja Geographic Information  Systems (AGIS) are under probe.

It was learnt that EFCC agents are looking to unravel a massive financial kickback regime in the administration of the FCT.

 

This is following the interrogation and detention of Jamila Tangaza, a former BBC journalist, who was appointed to head AGIS by the immediate past minister of the FCT Bala Mohammed.

Daily Trust learnt that she was quizzed over allegations, she bought a house in the Asokoro Area of Abuja worth  N170 million.

The house is said to have been allegedly bought from proceeds of financial benefits, illegally received while in charge of AGIS.

As at the time of posting this report, Daily Trust learnt that Jamila Tangaza may still be in detention.

She is said to have had some difficulty with the bail conditions set by the EFCC.

She was allegedly detained on Wednesday last week, 27th July 2016.

The usual EFCC bail condition requires one or two sureties with landed property in Abuja.

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