AMCON shuts Senator Bruce’s companies over debt

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria on Thursday morning sealed the Abuja premises of Silverbird Galleria belonging to Senator Ben Murray Bruce.

 Senator Ben Murray Bruce.
Senator Ben Murray Bruce.

The galleria currently houses the Abuja studio of the Radio and Television stations of the senator as well as his other business interests.

Apart from Bruce’s companies, the seven storey building also houses other business interest of private individuals such as Shoprite, among others.

The building was sealed by AMCON through the assistance of law enforcement agencies around 8am following a court order secured by AMCON.

Conspicuously written on the fence of the building as well as other strategic locations was an enforcement notice by AMCON which says, “Possession taken by court order 26/06/16.”

Details later