The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) announced on Friday, February 9, 2024, that Mrs. Margaret Emefiele, spouse of former Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele, alongside three others, is wanted for involvement in money laundering.
According to the EFCC, the individuals named Mr. Eric Odoh, Anita Omoile, and her husband Jonathan Omoile, were declared wanted on Friday night for allegedly collaborating with the ex-CBN Governor “to unlawfully convert significant sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria.” The alleged crimes include obtaining money through false pretenses and theft, contravening Sections 411, 287, and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State
The EFCC disclosed these details in an official statement released on their website, as mentioned by our correspondent.
“Emefiele, Odoh, Mr. and Mrs. Omoile sought by EFCC. Eric Odoh, Margaret Emefiele, Anita Omoile, and Jonathan Omoile are sought by the EFCC for their involvement in economic and financial crimes. Any information on their whereabouts? Please contact the nearest EFCC Command or the nearest police station.”