The Presidency has appointed a United Kingdom based Nigerian private
investigator, Evangelist Victor Uwajeh, to trace and where necessary
recover undeclared assets and proceeds of fraud for the government as part
of the ongoing fight against corruption.
Before now, Uwajeh has worked as a consultant to the Senate Committee on
Anti-Corruption and Finacial Crimes, Private investigator to the Economic
and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), consultant to the EFCC, Special
Assistant to Chairman Senate Committee on Drugs, Narcotics, Financial
Crimes and Anti-Corruption, among others.
In a letter dated 22nd March, 2018 and signed by Senior Special Assistant
to the President on Prosecution matters, Okoi Obono-Obla, said Uwajeh’s
application has been considered for engagement as special investigator to
The letter of engagement reads: “Reference is being made to your letter
dated 15th March 2018,
“I am pleased to inform you that you application has been considered for
engagement as a special investigator to the panel.
“Consequent upon this appointment, you are to trace and where necessary
recover undeclared assets and proceeds of fraud for the Federal Government
of Nigeria inline with the mandate of the panel.
This appointment is subject to terms and conditions as may be expressed in
a duly executed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).”