Tuesday , February 27 2024

Efcc Declares Emefiele’s Wife, Three Others Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared Margaret Emefiele, wife of a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and three others, wanted for money laundering.      

Mrs Emefiele, Mr Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile and her husband, Jonathan Omoile, were declared wanted for allegedly conspiring with the former CBN Governor to convert huge sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria and committing a felony by obtaining money by false pretences and stealing, contrary to and punishable under Sections relevant provisions of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.

Details of their alleged money laundering offences were revealed by the EFCC in a mugshot portrait of the four suspects late Friday night.

Meanwhile, the Federal Government has for the third time amended the criminal charges it filed against Mr. Emefiele.

In the latest amended charge taken before Justice Hamza Muazu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja, the anti-graft agency accused Emefiele of impersonating the Secretary to the Government of the Federation to illegally obtain Six point two million dollars.

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