• EFCC arrests Cross River Reps member for alleged certificate forgery

    EFCC arrests Cross River Reps member for alleged certificate forgery

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a member of the House of Representatives (Oron Constituency, Akwa Ibom State), Nse Bassey Ekpenyong, over his alleged involvement in a certificate forgery scam.

    An NGO had petitioned the EFCC, alleging that Ezeani committed perjury and financial crimes by submitting a forged Ordinary National Diploma/ Statement of Result of the Abia State Polytechnic to INEC in the build-up to the 2015 National Assembly election.

    An EFCC source stated that: “The petitioner also alleged […]