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EFCC declares 4 Rivers state officials wanted over alleged N117bn fraud

EFCC declares 4 Rivers state officials wanted over alleged N117bn fraud

- The EFCC has declared four River state officials wanted

- The officials were declared wanted for alleged misappropriation of N117bn

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared four officials of the Rivers state government wanted for alleged criminal conspiracy, laundering and misappropriation of N117 billion public fund and abuse of office.

The anti-graft agency on Wednesday, September 12, shared the pictures and names of the wanted Rivers state officials on its Facebook page.

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The wanted officials of Rivers state are:

1. Fubara Siminayi (director of finance for Rivers state government)

2. Harrisonba Bessi Princewill

3. Lekia V. Bukpor

4. Dagogo Roderick Abere

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state reportedly vowed that no official of the state will appear before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for probe.

The governor spoke after the EFCC made enquiries about the state’s alleged N117 billion transactions in the past three years.

The governor reportedly accused the EFCC of politically-motivated investigation and that until the 2007 judgement barring the anti-graft agency from investigating the state, no official would appear for probe.

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Source: Legit.ng

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