The Joint Border Patrol Team, comprising the Nigeria Customs Service, the Nigeria Police, the Division of State Services, DSS, and the Nigerian Military, on Thursday, handed over Ismail Ajibade and John Adewumi, a Beninoise, who was arrested with $285,000 and CFA 18, 925,000 to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for additional investigation and doable prosecution.
The suspects were arrested on April 15, 2022, by officers of the JBPT, while on a routine patrol along the Ilashe/Ihambo axis of Ogun State.
While handing over the suspects, A. Adamu, who led the group, stated Ajibade, who’s a driver obtained the foreign currency from one Taiwo Hassan in Ogun State and was on his way to convey the same to Adewumi, who had been directed to deliver the monies to one Oladimeji in the Benin Republic, after they had been intercepted.
The suspects shall be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded, in response to a press release by EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren.
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