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EFCC declares Goodie Ibru wanted for ‘multi-billion naira fraud’

EFCC declares Goodie Ibru wanted for ‘multi-billion naira fraud’
October 12
19:06 2016

Goodie Ibru, hotelier and businessman, has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC’s head of media and publicity, issued a statement on Wednesday to say Ibru is wanted for allegedly diverting billions of naira and assets of Ikeja Hotels to his personal use.

“The public is hereby notified that Goodie Minabo Ibru, whose photograph appears above, is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in concnection with a case of concpiracy, capital market fraud, stealing, diversion of funds and money laundering.

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“He allegedly diverted billions of naira and assets of Ikeja Hotels Plc, owners of Sheraton Hotel, Lagos, Federal Palace Hotel, owners of Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, to his personal benefit.

” The 74-year-old Ibru is 5’11 ft, dark in complexion and a native of Agbara-Otoh, Delta state. He speaks English, Yoruba and Urhobo fluently. His last known address is No 5 Ogalade close, Victoria Island/Sheraton, Ikeja Lagos.

“Anybody having useful information as to his whereabouts should contact the commission through any of its offices located at Abuja, Kano, Gombe, Lagos, Ibadan, Maiduguri, Enugu and Port Harcourt.”

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2 Comments

  1. Neutral
    Neutral October 13, 11:49

    Only the Yorubas, Igbos, Ijaws are in trouble?

    Does it mean thieves only exist amongst the Southerners? Yet some Northern leaders sucked the country when they were in power!

    This corruption fight is lopsided!

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    • UZOM
      UZOM October 13, 16:21

      What is your problem? The fraud was committed in a semi-private organization. So what does this have to do with lopsided nature of federal government fight against corruption? Can just reason before we talk?

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