Former BBC Journalist, Jamilah Tangaza Declared Wanted By EFCC For Fraud
Oct 28, 2016 National 6422 By Sosa
Jamilah Tangaza, a former BBC journalist and former aide to former FCT minister Bala Mohammed has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Jamilah Tangazawas declared wanted following media reports that she had tried to jump bail.
Ms Tangaza was arrested by the EFCC in July over allegations of financial crimes while she headed government agency in Abuja in charge of allocating land in the capital.
She was released on bail in August while investigations continued. She has not been charged and she has denied any allegations of corruption.
Following reports on Tuesday about Ms Tangaza's alleged escape attempt, Mr Magu said anti-corruption agents had tried to contact her, but all her phones were switched off.
The person who guaranteed her bail is helping the EFCC in its search for Ms Tangaza, he said.
All border officials had been warned to look out for her, as has Interpol, so any attempt to flee the country would prove futile, he said.