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EFCC Declares Babalakin Wanted

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SAN FRANCISCO, January 16, (THEWILL) - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Wednesday declared the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Highway Services Limited, Mr. Wale Babalakin (SAN) wanted in connection with a case of Criminal Conspiracy and Money Laundering to the tune of N4.7billion.

The anti-graft agency in a statement said, “the businessman who was supposed to report to the Commission today preparatory to his arraignment on a 27 count criminal charge before Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of the Lagos High Court tomorrow, January 17, 2013 failed to do so, and has gone underground.”

The statement described Babalakin as “dark-complexioned and speaks English and Yoruba fluently.”

The agency urged the public to volunteer useful information as to his whereabouts to the Commission in its Enugu, Kano, Lagos, Gombe, Port Harcourt and Abuja offices or through these numbers: 09-4604620, 070-26350721,070-26350722,070-26350723,070-6350724, 070-26350725; or e-mail address: [email protected] or the nearest Police Station.