The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced the declaration of Margaret Emefiele, the wife of former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, along with three others, as wanted for alleged money laundering.
According to the EFCC, Mrs Emefiele, along with Mr Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile, and her husband, Jonathan Omoile, are accused of conspiring with the former CBN Governor to convert substantial sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The commission alleges that they committed offences including obtaining money by false pretences and stealing, contravening Sections 411, 287, and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State.
The EFCC released mugshot portraits of the four suspects, detailing their alleged involvement in money laundering offences.
The document read, “Emefiele, Odoh, Mr and Mrs Omoile, wanted by the EFCC. The quartet of Eric Odoh, Margaret Emefiele, Anita Omoile and Jonathan Omoile are wanted by the EFCC for offences bothering on economic and financial crimes.
Any information on their whereabouts? Please contact the nearest EFCC command or the nearest police station.”