Ex-BBC Reporter Wanted By EFCC Over N800m Fraud

Jamilah Tangaza

Former BBC reporter, Jamila Tangaza, has been declared
wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The was made known to the general public on Monday, October
24, 2016 by the acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.
Magu noted that the anti-graft agency is on the lookout for
Tangaza following reports that she attempted to jump bail and escape the
Tangaza, it was further said, is being investigated over
allegations of financial crimes to the tune of about N800 million.
She was alleged to have misappropriated funds when she
served as the Director of Abuja Geographic Information Systems (AGIS) and
Senior Special Assistant to the former Federal Capital Territory Minister
(FCT), Bala Mohammed.

Magu also said Tangaza is currently on administrative bail,
thus if she jumps bail is committing another crime, noting that her bail surety
has been summoned.


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