Jennifer Turnah, the wife of George Turnah who happens to be a godson to former President Goodluck Jonathan has been declared wanted by the EFCC over an alleged laundering of over N1 Billion naira.
The EFCC said 30-year-old Jennifer Turnah, who hails from Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA of Bayelsa State, used several shell accounts to launder the money for her husband.
The EFCC statements reads, “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 N1bn.
“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 EFCC asked anyone with knowledge of her whereabouts should report such sightings to its nearest office.
Her husband George Turner, an ex-Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission is currently standing trial over alleged fraud of about N3 Billion Naira