The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has arrested two members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Elder Chinedu Okoronkwo and Danladi Pasali, over alleged fraud and forgery of the company registration documents with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
The duo members of IPMAN were said to have been detained by EFCC for parading themselves as the Managing Director and the Company Secretary of AGGE REFINERY & PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY NIG LTD and CREEK REFINERY PETROCHEMICAL NIG LTD.
When contacted, Chief Obasi Lawson, the National President of IPMAN, confirmed the arrest of his members over allegation of fraud and forgery.
Lawson said that it was gathered that Chinedu Okoronkwo and Danladi Pasali were detained by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) for allegedly embarked on phony and spurious schemes with forgery and falsely employing the name of AGGE REFINERY & PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY NIG LTD and creek refinery & petrochemical company limited.
He said that the alleged directors of AGGE REFINERY & PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY NIG LTD and CREEK REFINERY & PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY NIG LTD petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that their signature of all Corporate Affairs Commission documents were forged by Chief Bestman Anekwe, Elder Chinedu Okoronkwo and ALhaji Danladi Pasali who were the Chairman, Managing Director and the Company Secretary respectively.
Lawson however advised companies and organisations are hereby cautioned of the frivolous use of the companies to transact several businesses unknown to the directors.
He said that the operational activities of these companies in any form or colour either locally or internationally is illegal, Null and Void and of no effect.
However, a reliable source at EFCC disclosed that the Eiders Okoronkwo and Pasali were arrested over fraud and forgery of documents since Wednesday and they are been interrogated of the allegation and were released last night on bail.