Suspects allegedly diverted N34 billion for personal use.
EFCC set to arraign Tompolo, Akpobolokemi, others
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it would on Thursday, arraign Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), and Patrick Akpobolokemi, a former director general of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA.
The duo would be arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on a 40-count charge of alleged money laundering , conspiracy, stealing and diversion of funds, the EFCC said.
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MSR Note: Tompolo is the alleged owner of Global West Vessel Specialists Ltd., which has a highly lucrative contract with NIMASA to provide patrol boats and security for the country’s waterways.
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