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‘Stray’ N2.7 billion found in Spiralfoss’ bank account forfeited, owners yet to be traced

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of N2.7billion recovered from the account of Spiralfoss Limited.

Justice Tijani Ringim gave the order, following an ex parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Moving the application on Friday, September 10, 2021, the prosecution counsel, Chinenye Okezie, told the court that the money was domiciled in Fidelity Bank Plc account number 5080102755.

Okezie also sought the forfeiture of a black bulletproof Audi Model ABL W12 Quatro with registration number BDG529GJ traced to Spiralfoss Limited.

The prosecution counsel urged the court to order the interim forfeiture of the fund and vehicle to the Federal Government.

Consequently, Justice Ringim granted the application and ordered the interim forfeiture of the money and vehicle.

He also directed the publication of the Order in any national newspaper for interested parties to appear before the Court within 14 days, to show cause why the final order of forfeiture should not be made in favour of the Federal Government.

Google check showed that Spiralfoss Limited was incorporated in 2014, with its registered address as Plot 859 Bishop Aboyade Cole in Victoria Island.

Its registration number is 1185408. However its nature of business is unknown.

Listed as directors are Eugene Ikechukwu Ewubor and Ekpiwhre Emuobo Lucia. None of them has a digital presence.

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