Faces Of The Suspects Behind Gov Ifeanyi’s Signature Forgery
Three persons are now in custody for allegedly forging the signature of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State. The suspects, two ladies and a man, were said to be specialised in forging documents for people to gain employment into government establishments in the state.
The state Public Relations Officer (PPRO ), DSP Ebere Amaraizu, said a full-scale investigation had commenced into the alleged case of conspiracy and forgery against the suspects.
Amaraizu gave the suspects’ names as
Gloria Onuoha, Roseline Onwuameze and Thomas Nwigwe said to be working in one of the Enugu based hospitals.
The Police PRO said the suspects forged a letter purported to have emanated from the office of the governor and signed by Ugwuanyi himself.
The suspects reportedly used the letter to gain employment at the Enugu State Teaching Hospital, as Account Grade 11, Level 7, Higher Executive Officer (HEO ), Level 8 as well as Chief Typist CONTISS 8, Step 13, respectively.
It was learnt that Chijioke Nzegwu, now at large, facilitated the alleged illegal deal for Onuoha and Onwuameze having received a huge amount of money from Nwigwe on their behalf.
This came barely four months after governor’s personal phone number was hacked as fraudsters have devised to another methods.
A reliable source told New Telegraph that government officials were forging the governor’s official letterheads as well as his signature which they use to get people employed into parastatals in the state civil service.