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Tour of Former President Jonathan's Vandalized Abuja House

A video which shows the extent to which the house of the former president Goodluck Jonathan was damaged has surfaced.

Recall that it was reported in the news that the house of the former president was burgled and some of the valuables in it were carted away.

According to, Policemen who were asked to guard the place allegedly carried out the theft and items in the house were reportedly sold to dealers at the Panteka second-hand materials market in Tipper Garage, Gwarimpa. 

Jonathan who confirmed the theft, however, disputed the specific number of each item reported. The former president made this known in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Ikechukwu Eze, Naij reports.

According to Eze, the criminals stripped the house clean of every valuable item.

His statement read in full:

"Following series of enquiries from journalists and other concerned Nigerians on the extent of the reported vandalisation and theft in the house of former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan located in Gwarinpa Abuja, we therefore would like to make the following clarifications: 

1) The theft was discovered last month upon which a report was duly lodged with the relevant police authorities. 

2) The police immediately commenced investigations which led to the arrest and detention of some suspects, six of whom were policemen, even as investigations continue.

3) The house, which the former President bought from CITEC estate developers in 2004, was totally stripped bare by the thieves who stole every movable item in the house including furniture sets, beds, electronics, toilet and electrical fittings, as well as all internal doors and frames.

4) However, contrary to exaggerated reports in some media, only six television sets, 3 refrigerators and one gas cooker were stolen. Being that the house is a modest 4-bedroom duplex, it couldn’t have been fitted with “36 Plasma television sets and about 25 refrigerators” as falsely reported by some media outfits. 

5) We thank all Nigerians for their show of concern and wish to convey the former President’s goodwill to all Nigerians.

Watch Video below to see extent of damage done to the house