Abuja - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has allegedly frozen an account believed to belong to ex-militant leader Government Ekepemupolo, commonly known as Tompolo.
According to a Punch report, the anti-graft agency reported finding N3 billion in the account and had it frozen pending the outcome of court processes.
“During investigations into the fraud at NIMASA (Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency), we traced about N3bn to a bank account, which is owned by Tompolo.
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“The account has since been frozen in accordance with Section 34 (1) of the EFCC Act 2004 which empowers the commission to freeze any account suspected of being used for financial crimes,” an EFCC operative stated.
Tompolo, who has been escaping arrest since February, was arraigned in absentia alongside NIMASA Director-General Patrick Akpobolokemi for alleged N47.7 billion fraud.
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