Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
Anambra commissioner declared wanted for fraud throws in the towel but sues police

By News Express on 20/09/2013

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 2,558


The embattled Anambra State commissioner for special duties, Chief Vincent Ejikeme Ezenwajiaku, who was declared wanted by the Special Fraud Unit, SFU, of the Nigeria Police for allegedly obtaining  N10.6 million by false pretence and forgery yesterday announced his resignation.

A sober Ezenwajiaku however told newsmen that he was a victim of a witch-hunt just because he was appointed a commissioner by Governor Peter Obi.

“Since my life, I have never been involved in fraud, or arrested or detained by the police on anything concerning any form of illegality because it was a vow I took after my National Youth Service Corps,” he said, adding:

“As a result of this raging fire, I am going further by resigning my position as the State Commissioner for Special Duties and I am going to tender my letter to Governor Obi first thing tomorrow morning (today), because I do not intend to embarrass this government.

“This is to prove my innocence until I clear my name of this mess. Whatever it will take to do it, I will do it.”

Ezenwajiaku insisted that the amount involved was not N10.6 million and accused Chuks Mgbemena, the Commissioner of Police in charge of SFU, of deliberately smearing his hard-earned reputation as part of a plot to ensure that he loses his job as commissioner.

The embattled commissioner has already filed a suit at the Awka High Court, urging it to restrain Mr. Chuks Mgbemena, the Commissioner of Police in charge of SFU and CPS Elohor from arresting him or continuing to harass him, pending the determination of the suit.

In the suit No A/MISC/2013, Ezenwajiaku said he decided to go court to enforce his fundamental human rights in suit No: A/MISC. 130/2013 at the Awka High Court.

According to him: “This matter is a commercial transaction between two brothers from the same town, in 1992. I established a company, Bio Plastics Limited, which I funded and promoted with my money without any bank transaction at the cost of N37 million.

“The industry produces containers for packaging of cosmetics and we went into production in 1995. This Mgbemena man was my wedding sponsor and I told him what I was doing and he declared interest in it.

“He also stopped me from bringing in another brother of ours, Chief Jude Ezechukwu, the owner of the Defunct Jasper Football Club, into the company.

“The issue of owing this man came up in 2004 after the meeting of the board of the company and it was agreed that I should pay him N7.5m which I agreed to do.

“We have never quarreled.  Things went had because I was bed ridden for a long time and that was what delayed the payment.

“All I know is that I owe Mgbemena N7.5millon of which I have already paid N1.5 million, remaining N6million which I have promised to liquidate. I do not know why my brother has taken this small thing too far.”

•Photo shows embattled Ezenwajiaku.

Source News Express

Posted 20/09/2013 10:39:39 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Reps begin moves to impeach Buhari

Bakasi-born Nigerian striker takes Oman by storm; sets...

Forex: CBN intervenes with $210m

Music star Tekno admitted in American hospital, asks...

Thugs rob DSS personnel, motorists at governor’s rally...

US regrets Nigeria's withdrawal from military training

FG to commence clean-up of Ogoni oil spill...

2019: Okowa emerges Delta PDP guber flag bearer,...

Air Force deploys additional aircraft to Niger Delta...

2015 Polls: PDP not afraid of card reader,...

Ikpeazu flags off rehabilitation of additional 4 roads...

Folarin promises Oyo people better life if PDP...

 

Latest News MASSOB vs IPOB: Uwazuruike opposes Nnamdi Kanu, tells Igbos to vote in 2019 Fayose takes ‘stomach infrastructure’ to EFCC’s custody, feeds 150 detainees Disregard for rule of law worst corruption than stealing of public funds — US envoy Obi, Umahi meet in Abakaliki Oshiomhole has become a cancer to APC and must go — Coalition of 2019 APC Presidential Aspirants Job scam: I sold my commercial bus to raise N600,000 — Witness tells court National Assembly has helped save Nigeria from collapse — Speaker Dogara Resume or Resign Protest: Court orders police to pay Charly Boy N50m Norway unfolds plan to issue visa to more Nigerians Imo APC supporters protest alleged imposition of candidates FG’s Visa-on-Arrival policy boosting tourism — Minister PDP queries Buhari’s protection of suspended NHIS boss

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (409,052 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (383,617 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (316,046 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (259,367 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (238,474 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (225,004 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (204,889 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (186,309 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (171,190 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (166,397 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (162,068 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (149,753 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (70) Business & Economy (3,703) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (949) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (561) Features (660) Global Business Monitor (305) International (2,566) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (145) News (39,841) Opinion (1,127) Pidgin (13) Politics (7,354) Religion (885) Sports (1,740) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

NLNG Prize for Literature 2018

Zenith Zero Balance

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

LIBYA vs NIGERIA 2-3 Goals Highlights

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement