EFCC files fresh N11.9bn fraud charges against Tompolo
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today, February 11th, filed a
fresh N11. 9 billion fraud charges against former Niger Delta militant
leader, Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo.
According to a
statement by EFCC, Tompolo is wanted over the illegal diversion of N11.9
billion ($60 million) belonging to the Nigerian Maritime Administration
and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Tompolo who has been
declared wanted by the antigraft agency, will also stand trial for
allegedly laundering $175 million and also for fraudulently collecting
N13 billion from the last administration as payment for the land where
the Nigerian Maritime University is to be built.