Judge Reportedly Wired $900k To Foreign Bank Accounts In Two Years – Report
Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumugobia, one of the eight judges currently under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for corruption related offences issues reportedly wired at least $900,000 to foreign banks between 2014-2016.
This was reportedly revealed in a damning document found in her home after officials of the EFCC conducted a search on her home.
Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia turned herself in to the EFCC on Thursday after she was traced to a hospital in Lagos where she had claimed she was admitted.
She was said to have made a fake attempt to check herself into Golden Cross Hospital in Ikoyi in order to avoid her summons when the anti-graft agency operatives got hold of her plans, was weeping like a baby.
During the search on her home, several documents which reveals the judge’s purchase of homes abroad and also recently, on Park Avenue in Ikoyi were retrieved.
It is in one of such documents that she was discovered to have wired at least $900,000 to foreign banks between 2014-2016, the source of which she could not explain.
Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia, who said to have weeped after the search on her Lagos home was granted bail on Saturday evening. She was asked to report to the EFCC office on Monday.