- Yusuf Adebowale Bello has been declared wanted by the EFCC
- The 27-year old was accused by the anti-graft agency of engaging in fraudulent activities
- Nigerians have been advised to report him when they come in contact with him
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared Yusuf Adebowale Bello wanted. The anti-graft agency accused him of being involved in a case bordering on conspiracy and business email compromise.
The 27-year-old is a native of Ibeju Lekki, in Lagos state.
In another report, Legit.ng had reported that for Senator Stella Oduah, her legal battle is just about to start as she appeared in court on Monday, February 22, over misappropriating public funds to the tune of N5 billion.
The former aviation minister and current representative of Anambra North senatorial district at the National Assembly was arraigned before Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleged that Oduah misappropriated public funds while serving as a minister along with eight others.
Legit.ng had also reported that the families and friends of the new acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, can now have it easy as he has received his promotion letter.
Specifically, he has been promoted to the rank of Chief Detective Superintendent.
This comes ahead of his Senate screening and amid a lawsuit challenging his qualification for the job
Legit.ng also reported that with corruption allegation ushering in a new leadership of the EFCC the anti-graft body defended its newly appointed chairman Bawa.
In a statement by the EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, the commission absolved Bawa of any wrongdoing, adding that the new anti-graft czar has no corruption record.
Uwujaren described as "illogical" the reports that Bawa was caught in the hook corruption and was made to face a disciplinary panel.
Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at Legit.ng with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.