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MORNING NEWS: $1.3m United States Mansion Bought By Late-Oyo Governor, Ajimobi, In 2016 Uncovered | MadNaija
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MORNING NEWS: $1.3m United States Mansion Bought By Late-Oyo Governor, Ajimobi, In 2016 Uncovered

MORNING NEWS: $1.3m United States Mansion Bought By Late-Oyo Governor, Ajimobi, In 2016 Uncovered

The residential constructing situated at 10821 Symphony Park Drive, which attracts an annual tax of $18,198 — N7,060,824m –was bought by Ajimobi throughout his second time period in workplace as governor of the state in 2016.

A home in Rockville, Maryland, United States, bought by a former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, in 2016 for $1,347,200m — N522,713,600m (N388 per USD) — has been uncovered.

The residential constructing situated at 10821 Symphony Park Drive, which attracts an annual tax of $18,198 — N7,060,824m –was bought by Ajimobi throughout his second time period in workplace as governor of the state in 2016.

In response to findings by SaharaReporters, the acquisition of the home in America is in gross violation of the code of conduct legal guidelines of Nigeria, which forbids serving public officers from working financial institution accounts and buying property outdoors the nation.

It was additionally gathered from sources on the Code of Conduct Bureau that the property was not listed amongst property declared by the previous Oyo governor till his tenure in workplace elapsed in 2019.

Additionally, checks with high actual property gamers within the US indicated that the Maryland property of Ajimobi was now price not less than $1.6m — N620,800,000m.

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The revelation comes days after Ajimobi died on the First Cardiology Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos, because of Coronavirus issues.

Earlier than his demise, the late former governor had been embroiled in a bitter feud with the Oyo State Authorities headed by Seyi Makinde over the revocation of 48 plots of land belonging to him.

In response to the state authorities, the revocation turned obligatory after the property violated its land administration legal guidelines.

Unwilling to lose the selection property with out placing up a courageous combat, Ajimobi took the matter to court docket the place it remained till he died final week.

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Supply: SaharaReporters

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