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Ex-NIMASA boss' and Tompolo's corruption trials to resumes in Lagos

14 January 2016, 09:16Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is today set to arraign Patrick Akpobolokemi, former Director General of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for alleged theft amounting to N34 billion.

He will be arraigned before the Lagos Federal High Court alongside Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), militant leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of Delta, on a 40 count charge of alleged money laundering, conspiracy, stealing and diversion of funds.

Four other persons alongside four companies are also to be arraigned. They are Kime Engozu, Rex Elem, Gregory Mbonu and Captain Warredi Enisuoh.

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The companies are Global West Vessel Specialist Limited, Odimiri Electricals Limited, Boloboere Property and Estate Limited, Destre Consult Limited. The suspects allegedly diverted the sum of N34 billion which accrued from the public private partnership agreement between NIMASA and Global West Vessel Specialist Limited for personal use.

Meanwhile, the EFCC has secured an order of the Federal High Court to serve the summon and charge on Tompolo by substituted means as the suspect has continuously evaded service.

- CAJ News


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