Nigerian business magnate and founder of Silverbird Group, Benedict Murray-Bruce, has responded to the ongoing crisis rocking his three companies (Silverbird Galleria Limited, Silverbird Promotions Limited, and Silverbird Showtime Limited.
The Assets Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, on Thursday took over all assets owned by Silverbird Group over a debt of about N11billion it owed the agency and law enforcement agents barricaded all properties belonging to the Senator.
The politician, in his response to the development said the situation is under control.
On his Twitter handle @benmurraybruce, he tweeted: “I have been on an international flight and have only just landed. “The situation is being resolved and things will be back to normal.
“In 36 years, Silverbird has grown and like any body, it will face challenges. Tough times don’t last. But we, as tough people, outlast them.”
Meanwhile, prior to the invasion, Bruce had tweeted: “It is actually possible to fight corruption and grow the economy at the same time. One does not have to happen at the expense of the other.”