The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has declared a former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA Ambassador Ayodele Oke and his wife, Folasade, wanted after they failed to answer for fraud charges filed against them.
A statement from EFCC Acting Spokesperson, Tony Orilade said Justice Chukwujeku Aneke of a Federal High Court Lagos, had on February 7th, issued an arrest warrant on them, consequent upon an oral application by counsel for the commission, Rotimi Oyedepo.
Orilade said Oke and his wife were wanted in connection with the over 43 million dollars, over 27 thousand pounds and more than 23 million naira cash recovered by the EFCC from an apartment at Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, in April 2017.
They are facing a four-count charge bordering on money laundering offence to the tune of 13 billion niara, filed on Friday, February 1, 2019.
Oke was sacked as the Director General of the NIA by President Muhammadu Buhari October 30th, 2017.