Two Nigerians, former Governor of Delta state, James Ibori and former Managing Director of Oceanic Bank, Cecilia Ibru, have made Google’s list of the world’s most corrupt home owners.
They were listed among the owners of valuable property acquired with stolen funds and corrupt means.
Former Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, former President of Zaire, Mobuto Sese Seko, Imelda Marcos, wife of former President of the Philippines and Teodorin Obiang, the son of President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea also made the list.
The Google release wrote:
One of the most prolific buyers of property on our tour is Cecilia Ibru, the former managing director of Oceanic Bank. She was sentenced to six months in prison for fraud and ordered to hand over $1.2 billion in cash and assets. Authorities seized an incredible 103 properties in the United States, Nigeria, South Africa, Dubai and London.”
The seized Texas mansion of Governor James Onanefe Ibori, who misappropriated funds of Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta State was also one of the properties listed in the publication.