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NIMASA Debunks Falana’s UK Properties Acquisition Allegation,Says public should disregard statement



The Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) has in a statement from it’s Public Relations Unit, signed by an Assistant Director, Edward Osagie, debunked to the allegations of acquisition of 3 properties in the United Kingdom (UK) by respected legal luminary , Femi Falana (SAN).

Lovetvnews Nigeria reports that the statement called on the general public to disregard this allegation as it does not contain any truth whatsoever.The statement reads:
“Our attention has been drawn to the allegation by Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, leveled against the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA, bordering on acquiring three properties in England under this regime.

This online news medium learnt that this allegation was made by Senior Advocate Femi Falana Friday on Channels Television Programme “Sunrise.”

“We wish to state that there is no truth in the allegations, as NIMASA did not acquire any property in England, as claimed by Femi Falana.

“Furthermore, the Agency has not acquired any property in any foreign country in over 30 years,” Osagie said.

” NIMASA is therefore, demanding that Falana retracts this allegation, as it’s very far from the truth.
“While we respect the views of the learned silk on public matters, NIMASA demands that he takes responsibility and retract this false claim.
We also use this medium to caution that he and other members of the public should verify their facts before going public with any information.

” The public is hereby advised to disregard the statement.” It concluded.