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EFCC Urges Nigerians to participate in the auction of 649 vehicles and 15 ships.

EFCC Urges Nigerians to participate in the auction of 649 vehicles and 15 ships.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will commence the physical inspection and auction of 649 forfeited vehicles and other assets on Tuesday.

The EFCC said the exercise will hold at its offices in eight states and Abuja.

The offices located in Uyo, Enugu, Kano, Lagos, Benin, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, and Sokoto.

The anti-graft agency made this known via an advertorial published in some national newspapers on Friday.

EFCC said the forfeited assets include 649 vehicles, 52 mobile gadgets, and 15 ships.

“The auction is open to the general public throughout Nigeria for the duration of the bidding period stated above. Asset viewing free at asset location.

“Prospective bidders will only be granted viewing access to view the lots at the asset location from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on viewing days.

“The assets will be sold AS IS and WHERE IS in their current condition and location. No asset will be sold below its reserve price.

“A winning bid can only be equal or above the commission’s reserve price.
“Any person who places the highest bid for an asset will be declared the winner of the asset at the end of the auction.

“Upon declaration of winning bidder, a 100% payment via Remita, Retrieval Reference (RRR) to be issued by the auctioneer for direct payment to Government TSA.

“Successful bidder will have a 48 hours window to make full payment,” the advertorial read.

EFCC said the final forfeiture of the auctioned assets is in accordance with the EFCC (Establishment) Act, 2004, Public Procurement Act, 2007 and the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Act, 2022.

Source: thestar

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