EFCC arrests banker for siphoning N34 million

EFCC arrests banker for siphoning N34 million

1st News recently gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has recently arrested a banker; who was nabbed siphoning a huge sum of money to her private account.


Specifically, the Lagos-State-based banker, Elizabeth Modupe Osunjuyibe was arrested by EFCC operatives.


The banker was nabbed over an alleged fraudulent diversion of funds to the tune of over  N34 million.


Equally important, EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Friday, April 30 said the Lagos zonal office of the anti-graft agency quizzed the suspect, said to be an employee of Access Bank Plc.


Here is what he said;


The suspect, who was arrested on Thursday, April 29, 2021, allegedly sent a fraudulent request; sometime in January to the Branch Service Manager of Access Bank, Adeola Odeku, Lagos State; to issue a draft of the sum of N31,330,165 in favor of one Best Timland Nigeria Limited.


”Investigations revealed that the suspect allegedly forged a solicitor’s letter dated January 19, 2021; directing the bank to issue the draft in favour of Best Timland; claiming that the request was for the payment of rent to the landlord of one of the bank’s branches in Akwa-Ibom State.”


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In other news, 1st News reported that an 18-year-old student of FUTO took his life by hanging.


Eyewitnesses claim his body was found dangling in his apartment.


Further, it was said that the 18-year-old young man recently returned to the lodge with his mother; who stayed with him for some days before leaving.


Meanwhile, two days after her departure; Nwafor who was said to be unwell; and also in pain, was found dead. However, it was revealed that the young man had been depressed.


Sadly, he left behind a suicide note for his heartbroken mother.

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