EFCC disassociates self from any raid on the farm allegedly linked to the suspended Chief Justice

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is not aware of any raid on the farm allegedly linked to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Operatives of the commission, a cameraman and policemen were said to have raided Justice Onnoghen’s farms located in the Masaka area of Nasarawa State around 3 pm on Saturday and allegedly searched the entire premises for more than three hours.

But in a telephone conversation with Newsmen, EFCC’s spokesman, Mr. Tony Orilade, denied being aware of any search by operatives of the agency on the property reportedly linked to the suspended CJN.

The denial comes barely 24 hours after the EFCC dismissed reports of raiding Justice Onnoghen’s residence.

According to the anti-graft agency, it never went to the CJN’s house.

There were also reports about an invitation from the EFCC to the CJN, however, the EFCC said it did not extend any such invitation.