The Advance Fee Fraud Section of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has declared wanted, one Andrew Foubiri Warri who is standing trial for obtaining N125m by false pretence and also issuing a dud cheque.
The EFCC alleged that the business man upon his arraignment in Court, jumped bail and allegedly resisted re-arrest by EFCC operatives at his office at Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
Warri is the first of three defendants in a seven-count charge bothering on the said offences before the Ikeja High Court in Lagos.
The other defendants charged with him are: A.M Projects Consulting Ltd, and Ranez Medical Consultancy Ltd following a matter reported and instituted by a new generation bank.
The corruption ombudsman said in a statement: “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 apprehending him to face the criminal charge against him which he obviously wants to evade”.
The warrant was granted and signed by Mrs. A. O. Ajibade of a Lagos State Magistrates Court on March 16, 2021.