N400M FRAUD: EFCC TO QUIZ NEW OONI OF IFE --------======= don't publish

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced an action on a petition against the new Ooni of Ife, new Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi and his Company named Metropole Interproject Limited over an alleged N400 Million forgery. The alleged forgery involved the immediate past Ooni of Ife, Late Oba Okunade Sijuade Olubuse’s Business Empire.
The anti-graft agency has invited a human rights activist and Executive Chairman, Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ), Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman who petitioned the agency to substantiate the allegation raised in the petition. Speaking on the development through a signed statement, which made available to newsmen in Lagos, Comrade Sulaiman revealed that he received a phone call with no-“080385………” from an official of the anti-graft body (EFCC), called her name “Ronke,” saying that the group’s petition Letter to the Commission was ready for investigation to authenticate the veracity of the allegations in the petition. Sulaiman said that the EFCC official informed the group through him to report at the Economic and Governance Crime (EGC 1) department of the Commission whenever they came to the Commission’s office for the interaction on the matter. It would be recalled that the Petition Letter dated Monday 2nd November 2015 entitled: “Request for Prosecution of Prince Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi and his Company named Metropole Inter project Limited for the Offence of forgery, Fraudulent Conversion and Obtaining the sum of N400million by false Pretence”, and forwarded to the Chairman of the EFCC and a copy was also sent to the President Muhammadu Buhari. Also, the anti-graft body received the CHRSJ’s Petition letter on the subject matter on Friday 6th of November, 2015. Copies of the petition were also forwarded to the Transparency International (TI) office and Embassy of the United Kingdom (UK), United State of America (USA) and Republic of Canada for their notification of the development. The petition, supported with the series of evidence, including the petition letter dated 7th September 2015, authored by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Rotimi Jacobs.