EFCC declares Emefiele’s wife, three others wanted Over Alleged fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared Margaret Dumbiri Emefiele, wife of embattled former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele wanted alongside three others.

The latter are: Eric Ocheme Odoh (m), Jonathan Omoile (m) and Anita Joy Omoile (f).

They are all accused of conniving with the immediate past CBN governor to convert “huge sums of money” belonging to the Federal Government to personal use.

The EFCC, in a public notice, also accused the wanted persons of obtaining money by false pretences and stealing, contrary to and punishable under Sections 411, 287 and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.”

It asked people with information on the whereabouts of the wanted persons to contact any of its offices or call 08093322644.

The former CBN governor is currently standing trial on 20-count amended charges bordering on conferment of corrupt advantages, conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, forgery and obtaining by false pretences to the tune of Six Million, Two Hundred and Thirty Thousand United States Dollar ($6,230,000.00).

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