It has been discovered that one of the 77 suspected Nigerian fraudsters on the FBI list, was appointed into the inauguration committee of Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state.
Chika Odionyenma who was one of those on the list released by the FBI, under investigation for what has been with one of the largest scams in US history.
Videos of some of the suspects spraying dollars at different functions have been in circulation.
A copy of the letter on the appointment of Odionyenma into the committee which planned the governor’s inauguration reads thus:
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“Following my successful declaration as Governor-elect of Imo State by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC and my subsequent receipt of certificate of return thereof, I have duly constituted an inauguration planning and handover committee,with the responsibility of liaising with the existing government to ensure a smooth handover of power to our party on 29th May, 2019,” the letter read.
“I will be pleased if you can serve as a Member of the Sub-Committee on Logistics. The committees will be inaugurated on Tuesday 9th April 2019, Rockview Hotel Owerri at 12 noon.
“I trust you will avail us your expertise and time in carrying out this assignment to support quest to rebuild Imo.
“While recognizing your sacrifice, accept my congratulations.”
There are also unverified reports that the suspect also funded the campaign of Ihedioha in the build-up to the March governorship election.