Former Lagos Governor Akinwumi Ambode has assured supporters and Lagosians that there is no cause for alarm, following an extensive search of his Epe residence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) on Tuesday.
Ambode in a statement by his media aide, Habib Aruna, asked everyone to remain calm and law-abiding.
The statement reads: “This morning, operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission visited the Epe country home and Parkview Ikoyi residence of Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, former Governor of Lagos State, with warrants to conduct a search. These searches were carried out extensively and at the end of the exercise, the operatives left without any incident.
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“The former Governor reiterates that the EFCC has till date not had any direct communication with him on any subject matter whatsoever and if or when it occurs he is ready and willing to respond.
“The former governor wishes to assure his supporters and the generality of Lagosians to continue to remain calm and law-abiding as there is no cause for alarm.”