EFCC declares Emefiele’s wife and three others wanted for embezzling Nigeria’s funds

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  • The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared that former Central Bank of Nigeria governor’s wife, Margaret Dumbiri Emefiele, wanted.
  • The anti-graft agency has declared Eric Ocheme Odoh (m), Jonathan Omoile (m), and Anita Joy Omoile (f) as wanted individuals.
  • The EFCC is seeking Margaret Emefiele, Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile, and her husband Jonathan Omoile for their involvement in a Nigerian government money conversion scheme.

Margaret Dumbiri Emefiele, the wife of the embattledformer governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, was proclaimed wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday.

The anti-graft agency also proclaimed Eric Ocheme Odoh (m), Jonathan Omoile (m), and Anita Joy Omoile (f) to be wanted.

Anita Omoile, her husband Jonathan Omoile, Eric Odoh, and Margaret Emefiele are wanted by the EFCC for their roles in a plot to convert substantial amounts of money owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The agency accuses them of violating Sections 411, 287, and 314 of the Lagos State Criminal Law in addition to stealing and acquiring money by fraud.

It asked anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of the individuals on its wanted list to get in touch with any of its offices or give 08093322644.

According to the EFCC declaration, “The EFCC is seeking Eric Ocheme Odoh, Margaret Dumbiri Emefiele, Anita Joy Omoile, and Jonathan Omoile for offenses that may be considered financial and economic crimes.”

Any updates on their location? Please get in touch with the closest police station or EFCC command.

The following notice is being sent to the public: “The people whose mugshots appear above are wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly plotting with Godwin Emefiele, a former Central Bank of Nigeria, to convert large sums of money that belong to the Federal Government of Nigeria and commit felonies, such as obtaining money through deception and stealing that is prohibited by sections 411, 287, and 314 of the Lagos State Criminal Law.”

The wanted poster was released in the midst of Godwin Emefiele’s current judicial processes. He is accused of defrauding the government out of ₦1.8 billion and $6.2 million.

Emefiele is accused of impersonating the Secretary in the most recent revised allegation, which was brought before Justice Hamza Muazu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja.

Emefiele is accused of impersonating as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in order to obtain $6.2 million illegally in the most recent revised charge, which was brought before Justice Hamza Muazu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja.

The EFCC asserts that Emefiele got the funds from the CBN under false pretenses in cooperation with Odoh Ocheme, claiming the SGF had requested them.

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