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N73.6m Scandal: Rivers PDP Guber Aspirant Wanted

Chief Hope Rex LawsonThe Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared one Chief Hope Rex Lawson wanted in connection with a case of issuance of Dud Cheque of N73,600, 000.00 (Seventy-three million six hundred thousand naira).

Chief Rex Lawson is the National Coordinator of a frontline Non Governmental Organization (NGO) popularly known as Rebuild Nigeria Initiative.

According to the anti-corruption agency, Chief Rex Lawson allegedly issued several Ecobank and Zenith Bank cheques to Goshen Motors Limited as payment for 46 vehicles.

Information reaching our crime desk had it that the cheques were returned unpaid upon presentation of the bank due to insufficient funds in the account.

Chief Rex Lawson is the son of the late High life king, Cardinal Rex Lawson Chief Rex Lawson, a native of Buguma in the Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State. He is a governorship aspirant on the platform of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State. Chief Rex Lawson is one of the advocates of Kalabari governor in 2015. With his current woes, he might forget the ambition of succeeding Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi in 2015 for fear of possible disqualification.

As at the time of filing this report, the whereabouts of the Abuja based Kalabari born PDP gubernatorial aspirant is unknown.

The authorities of the EFCC said that Chief Rex Lawson’s last known residential address was No. 9b Constitution Avenue, Gaduwa Estate Gudu, Abuja.

The EFCC, however called on the public to furnish useful information to its Commission the whereabouts of the son of the well respected and the international known high life music king to it’s Enugu, Kano, Lagos, Gombe, Port Harcourt and Abuja offices or to the nearest police station or other security agencies. ###


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