EFCC raids residence of Jonathan’s ally, Turnah

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raided the home of George Turnah, popularly known as the godson to former President Goodluck Jonathan, The Nation reports.

Armed mobile policemen and soldiers were said to have stormed the residence located at Kolo Creek, Ogbia local government area.

They reported arrived the courtyard on Friday at about 2pm and search until 10pm.

The team were said to have carted away cheque books and financial documents.

Turnah has been alleges to be involved in disappearance of money allocated to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

It was learnt the 33-year-old Turnah fled his multi-billion naira Kolo Creek Villa built with a gold-plated fence and gate along the Ogbia town road few minutes before arrival of the EFCC.

A source also confirmed the raid by the EFCC.

He said: “It was a scary sight because many mobile policemen and soldiers were involved in the operation.

“They took over the premises and the road and conducted thorough search each room.

“They broke some doors and used keys to open others. They carted away cheque books and other financial documents.

“But I am not aware that money was recovered from the house. Our master left the house a few minutes before they came”.

Turnah was appointed a Special Assistant on Youth Matters to the Managing Director of (NDDC) in 2012.

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