Alfa turned Yahoo Boy arrested in Ilorin after duping foreigner N30m

Islamic scholar allegedly dupes foreigner of N30m, impersonates NNPC GMD, Buhari’s aide

Ilorin based 31-year-old Islamic scholar popularly called Afa who also doubles as herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka has been arrested after collecting N30million from a foreigner as fee to provide a license in Nigeria.

Jamiu impersonated the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, and the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, among other prominent citizens.

The suspect, with others who are still at large, allegedly used the names of senior government officials to scam a South Korean national, Keun Sig Kim, under pretence of getting him an NNPC license that would enable him purchase a company.

According to the petitioner “I transferred $4,285.071 to the United Bank of Africa, account number 2107575870 in the name of one Jamiu Isiaka, an associate of Mr Shola Adeshina.

“It is noteworthy that this account particulars have been provided severally for me to make transfer to.”

Isiaka, during interrogation with EFCC officials, claimed that he used the money to perform sacrifice on behalf of the petitioner.

He claimed to have bought a vulture, elephant’s skin, elephant’s intestine, skull of a lion, liver of gorilla, among others.

The suspect will soon be arraigned in court while efforts are ongoing to nab accomplices at large.

 

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