One Mr Olarinwa Oluwasegun, who has been posing as an Army General has been arrested by the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in connection to an alleged ₦270m fraud.
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He had in his possession a forged a letter of appointment as COAS purportedly signed by the President and showed the same to the victim to further prove his claim.
He was arrested at his house in the Alagbado area of Lagos State on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, and will be charged to court as soon as investigations have been concluded.
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Items which were recovered upon his arrest, includes six pump action guns, three cartridge bullets, a swagger stick and several forged documents were recovered from him.
The suspect, who posed as a General in the Nigerian Army, allegedly made false representations to the complainant, Kodef Clearing Resources, that the President, Muhammadu Buhari,
had shortlisted him and one other to be appointed as the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, and that he needed a short grant “to press and process the appointment.”