N1bn Fraud: EFCC declares wife of former NDDC official wanted

N1bn Fraud: EFCC declares wife of former NDDC official wanted

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 8:55 pm

Jennifer Timinipre Turnah: declared wanted by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has declared one Jennifer Timinipre Turnah  wanted over a case of criminal conspiracy, money laundering and stealing to the tune of over one billion naira.

The anti graft agency said the suspect who is the wife of Barrister George Alabh Turnah, a former special assistant to the then Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is a signatory to the accounts of some of the companies her husband allegedly used to launder monies meant for youth development.

According to EFCC, bank accounts of the shell companies – Celtic Pride Global Services Limited, West Oak Multi Concepts Limited, Eliben Educational Centre Limited, Cinco Ranch Hotels & Apartments Nigeria Limited and Dubai Stores & Supermarket Nigeria Limited – were used to launder the stolen funds.

The Commission said the suspect has refused to honour repeated invitations from the Commission and is currently on the run.

According to EFCC, the wanted suspect is a native of Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA of Bayelsa State, fair-skinned, 30 years old and speaks Ijaw and English Languages fluently. Her last known address is No 2A9 Street, CITEC Estate, Abuja.

The anti graft agency said anybody with useful information as to her whereabouts should contact the Commission in its Enugu, Ibadan, Kano, Lagos, Maiduguri, Gombe, Port Harcourt and Abuja offices or through these numbers 0809 3322 644 (0809 EFCC NIG), its e-mail address: [email protected] or the nearest Police Station and other security agencies.

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