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Graft Allegations: EFCC Hunt for Emefiele’s Wife, Three Associates

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Wife of embattled former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), along with three others.

The anti-corruption agency declared Mrs. Margaret Emefiele and three others identified as Mr Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile and husband Jonathan Omoile wanted on Friday, February 9 over money laundering.

The wanted persons were accused of allegedly conspiring with Emefiele to “to convert huge sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria and committed felony to wit; obtaining money by false pretences, and stealing, contrary to and punishable under Sections 411, 287, and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.”

EFFCC shared the information on their official X handle.

Recall that Emefiele was fired from office by Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu upon his assumption of office for financial and other related crimes.

The former CBN boss was recently summoned by the Federal High Court in Abuja over allegations of a $53 million judgement debt arising from the Paris Club refunds.

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