EFCC declares wife of former GEJ campaign coordinator wanted for N1bn theft, money laundering
- Jennifer Timinipre Turnah, wife of George Turnah, a former coordinator of the Goodluck Jonathan campaign organization and former special assistant to the former NDDC MD, has been declared wanted by the EFCC
- The commission stated that the suspect is a signatory to some of the companies her husband allegedly used to launder monies meant for youth development
- Anyone with knowledge about her whereabouts has been urged to report to the commission's various offices, call its mobile numbers, or send in an e-mail
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared wanted, Jennifer Timinipre Turnah, wife of George Turnah, a former coordinator of the Goodluck Jonathan/ Namadi Sambo campaign organization, and a former special assistant to the former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The suspect has been declared wanted by the commission for criminal conspiracy, money laundering and theft to the tune of over N1billion.
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The EFCC stated that Mrs. Turner has refused to honor its invitations and is currently on the run.
The development was made public by the commission on its Facebook page.
It stated: “The public is hereby notified that Jennifer Timinipre Turnah whose photograph appears below, is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a case of criminal conspiracy, money laundering and stealing to the tune of over one billion naira.
“The suspect, who is the wife of Barrister George Alabah Turnah, a former special assistant to the then Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is a signatory to some of the companies her husband allegedly used to launder monies meant for youth development.
“Bank accounts of the shell companies – Celtic Pride Global Services Limited, West Oak Multi Concepts Limited, Eliben Educational Centre Limited, Cinco Ranch Hotels & Apartments Nigeria Limited and Dubai Stores & Supermarket Nigeria Limited – were used to launder the stolen funds.
“The suspect has refused to honour repeated invitations from the Commission and is currently on the run.
“A native of Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA of Bayelsa State, the fair-skinned suspect is 30 years old and speaks Ijaw and English Languages fluently.
“Her last known address is No 2A9 Street, CITEC Estate, Abuja.
“Anybody with useful information as to her whereabouts should contact the Commission in its Enugu, Ibadan, Kano, Lagos, Maiduguri, Gombe, Port Harcourt and Abuja offices or through these numbers 0809 3322 644 (0809 EFCC NIG), its e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or the nearest Police Station and other security agencies.”
See the photo of the suspect below:
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned George Turnah, a former coordinator of the Goodluck Jonathan/Namadi Sambo campaign organization, before the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state over alleged fraud.
George Turnah and seven companies were slammed by the EFCC with a 12- count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretense, money laundering and abuse of office.
Watch this Legit.ng TV video of EFCC staff staging a walk against corruption: