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error on sql selection from as400 using visual basic

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MVLISFlag for United States of America asked on
IBM System iMicrosoft DevelopmentSQL
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Dim selectCMD As Odbc.OdbcCommand = New Odbc.OdbcCommand("SELECT M$EMIT FROM KSEDTALIB.M$MEMP WHERE M$EMID = " & Engine & "", MyODBCConnection)

        'Initialize the reader
        Dim dr As Odbc.OdbcDataReader = selectCMD.ExecuteReader

when I change WHERE M$EMID = 'FXT00VA00097' it works and selects the right statement

but when I define Engine = "FXT00VA00097" and put WHERE M$EMID = " & Engine & "",

it gives the error
ERROR [42S22][IBM][iSeries Access ODBC Driver][DB2 UDB]SQL 0206 - Column FXT00VA00097
not in specified tables

I have to use a variable for the data selection. any help would be appreciated.
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