Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, has snubbed the order of a Federal High Court in Lagos to unconditionally appear Wednesday to answer a 40-count of alleged N13bn fraud levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
While all his co-accused, including a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi, were present in court, only Tompolo failed to appear.
Justice Ibrahim Buba has consequently issued a bench warrant on Tompolo and ordered the police to produce him in court by all means.
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