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EFCC Declares Ex-CBN Governor Emefiele’s Wife and Others Wanted for Alleged Financial Misconduct

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EFCC Declares Ex-CBN Governor Emefiele's Wife and Others Wanted for Alleged Financial Misconduct

In a significant development, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared Margaret Dumbiri Emefiele, the wife of the former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele, along with three others, wanted for their alleged involvement in a scheme to convert substantial amounts of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The quartet—Margaret Dumbiri Emefiele, Eric Ocheme Odoh, Jonathan Omoile, and Anita Joy Omoile—faces charges including obtaining money by false pretences, theft, and contravention of Sections 411, 287, and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.

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Godwin Emefiele, currently facing charges of fraud amounting to ₦1.8 billion and $6.2 million, is accused of impersonating the Secretary to the Government of the Federation to illegally obtain $6.2 million. The EFCC alleges that Emefiele, in collaboration with Eric Ocheme Odoh, obtained funds from the CBN under false pretences, claiming it was requested by the SGF.

Moreover, Emefiele is accused of forging documents and conferring corrupt advantages on his wife and brother-in-law by awarding them contracts for the renovation of the CBN Governor’s residence in Lagos.

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The EFCC has urged individuals with information about the whereabouts of the wanted persons to contact any EFCC office or call 08093322644.

This development raises questions about financial transparency and accountability in public institutions, with legal proceedings shedding light on alleged financial misconduct at the highest levels. The focus is now on the EFCC’s efforts to bring those involved to justice and ensure accountability in the handling of government funds.

Source: Leadership News

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