Businessman Demands N5bn from EFCC for Defamation


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A businessman, Dr. Andrew Warri Foubiri has demand for N5 billion, retraction and apology from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged defamation and malicious damage for declaring him wanted without due legal process.

Fuobiri who is the Managing Director A.M Projects, A.M Project Consultancy Limited, Medical Director Ranez Medicals and Director of Health and Missions International made the demands through his counsel, Chief Nelson O. Imoh and Kini Inemkpo Marcus, in a letter dated April 14, 2021.

The EFCC had made a publication in a national daily declaring Fuobiri wanted for allegedly obtaining N125 million under pretence and issuing a dud cheque.

According to the EFCC, consequentially and in line with professional best practices, the Commission approached a court of competent jurisdiction for an arrest warrant which was used in declaring the suspect wanted with a view to letting the public know and assist in…

Source: Thisday Newspaper