Popular social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, Popularly known as Mompha, has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The anti-graft agency made this known via their Twitter page, charging Mompha and his company, Ismalob Global Investment Ltd with eight counts bordering on money laundering, conspiracy to launder money obtained through unlawful activities, and laundering of money obtained through unlawful activities, among others.
Others are retention of proceeds of criminal conduct, use of property derived from an unlawful act, possession of a document containing false pretense, and failure to disclose assets and properties.
Meanwhile, EFCC has urged Nigerians with information on Mompha’s whereabouts to speak up or contact the nearest police station.
“Wanted by the EFCC: Ismaila Mustapha. Anyone with useful information as to his whereabouts should contact the EFCC or the nearest police station,” EFCC wrote.
He was remanded in the custody of the EFCC but later granted a bail of N200 million which he couldn’t fulfill.
On June 10, the commission accused the socialite of flouting a court order and travelling to Dubai with a new passport.On June 22, a Lagos court revoked the bail granted to him due to his absence from trial.