N1bn fraud: EFCC declares Jonathan godson’s wife wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared wanted , Jennifer Turnah , the wife of George Turnah , who is the godson to former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The EFCC said in a statement said the 30 - year- old suspect , who hails from Kolokuma/ Opokuma LGA of Bayelsa State , allegedly helped her husband to launder over N 1 bn through some shell accounts .
The commission said Jennifer was a signatory to many of the accounts and had continued to ignore invitations from the EFCC .
The statement partly, “The public is hereby notified that Jennifer Timinipre Turnah whose photograph appears below , is wanted by the EFCC in a case of criminal conspiracy , money laundering and stealing to the tune of N 1 bn .
“ The suspect , who is the wife of George Turnah , a former special assistant to an ex - Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission , is a signatory to some of the companies her husband allegedly used to launder monies meant for youth development .
“ Bank accounts of the shell companies – Celtic Pride Global Services Limited, West Oak Multi Concepts Limited, Eliben Educational Centre Limited, Cinco Ranch Hotels and Apartments Nigeria Limited and Dubai Stores and Supermarket Nigeria Limited – were used to launder the stolen funds .
“ The suspect has refused to honour repeated invitations from the commission and is currently on the run . ”
The commission asked “Nigerians to report to the nearest EFCC office if she is sighted . ”
Meanwhile , the EFCC has seized another property from George Turnah .
The property , which is located at Citec Estate , Gwarinpa , Abuja , is a duplex . Although the EFCC had yet to evaluate the cost of the property , sources told our correspondent that such property goes for between N 70 m to N 100m.
As of Tuesday afternoon , the inscription, ‘ EFCC , Keep off’ was seen across the fence and the gate .
The commission is still tracing Turnah ’ s remaining properties .
The EFCC had already seized a mansion and some other properties allegedly traced to Turnah who is standing trial for an alleged N 3 bn fraud.
The commission had frozen about seven bank accounts through which the suspect Turnah , allegedly received billions of naira .