The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared a governorship aspirant in Bauchi State, Abdulahi Usman Adamu, a.k.a Dan China, wanted for an alleged fraud. Dan China, is wanted by the EFCC for allegedly obtaining the sum of $500,000 from a Chinese company, Shengjia International (HK) Limited, on false pretence.
EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement that the suspect allegedly obtained the sum from the Chinese firm as part payment for the supply of 3000MT of lead ore, a contract he did not carry.
“Following a petition by the Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, the EFCC invited the suspect for questioning but he failed to honour the invitation,” Uwujaren explained. According to EFCC, the suspect is on the run.
“Consequently, the commission enjoins any one with useful information on his whereabouts to contact its head office in Wuse 2, Abuja or zonal offices in Gombe, Kano, Enugu, Port Harcourt and Lagos; or the nearest police station. His last known address is No. 1 Sabon Gari, Narabi, in Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State.”
In another fraud case, Godswill Oyegwa Oyoyou, a 38-year old Information Technology staff of a bank, is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC over an alleged N6.2 billion fraud.
In a statement released yesterday, Wilson Uwujaren, the EFCC’s spokesman, said the suspect, in company of others, hacked into his employer’s database, obtaining the sum of N6.28 billion in the process.
The affected bank was not mentioned by EFCC. Godswill is a native of Isoko South Local Government Area in Delta State.