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EFCC declares Margaret Emefiele wanted for alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared Mrs. Margaret Emefiele, wife of the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, wanted for alleged money laundering.

According to EFCC’s spokesman, Mr. Dele Oyewale, speaking in Abuja, “Three other persons had been declared wanted alongside Margaret on the same office.”

Oyewale further revealed, “We have published the photographs of the suspects and some of their details on the EFCC website and on its ‘X’ handle.”

The trio declared wanted alongside Margaret includes Mr. Eric Odoh, Mrs. Anita Omoile, and Mr. Jonathan Omoile.


Detailing the allegations, Oyewale disclosed, “The quartet allegedly colluded with the former CBN governor to divert ‘huge sums of money’ from the Federal Government coffers.”

He emphasized, “The charges include obtaining money by false pretences, theft, and contravention of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State.”

Oyewale concluded by urging individuals with information regarding the whereabouts of Margaret Emefiele, Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile, and Jonathan Omoile to contact any EFCC office or call 0809332264.

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