A businessman, Emmanuel Okwuosa, has been declared wanted by the Nigeria Police for impersonating an army officer as well as over N159m fraud.
According to a special Police Gazzette Bulletin, issued Sunday under the authority of the office of the Inspector-General of Police, Abuja, Okwuosa was alleged to have obtained the amount by false pretence in October, 2010.
The police said Okwosa, who is believed to be 42 years old and whose two addresses were given as 18, Okwuosa Avenue, Ogui, Enugu and 30, Colorado Close, Maitama, Abuja, committed the offence both in Nigeria and Belgium.
He reportedly, “Conspired with Mr. Benoit Ceulemans of Carat Security Group, Belgium under false pretence to purchase a Maybach 62-S armoured car from the United States of America.”
According to the bulletin declaring him wanted, the suspect is an Igbo man with pointed nose, large mouth and thick lips just as further description of the suspect showed that he has large eyes, dark skin.
A warrant of arrest had been obtained from a Magistrate’s Court in Abuja for the suspect who is said to always be dressed in suits and frequents Abuja, Lagos, Anambra, Enugu, USA, Belgium and Spain.
Members of the public are to report to any police station close to them if they come across anybody fitting this description.