Fraudster impersonate FCC Commissioner, dupes job seekers N9m in Nasarawa - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Friday, October 28, 2022

Fraudster impersonate FCC Commissioner, dupes job seekers N9m in Nasarawa

 Police in Nasarawa have arrested a 27 years old, Abdulkadir Ibrahim suspected to be a fraudster for impersonating the  Commissioner  representing Nasarawa at  the Federal Character Commission(FCC), Barrister Mamman Toro Alakayi and defrauded unsuspecting members of the public to the tune of Nine Million Naira (=N=9,000,000).

Police  Public Relations Officer,  DSP Ramhan Nansel  said in a statement that  the suspect has been parading himself as  Barr. Mamman Toro Alakayi's Aid and fraudulently obtained money from unsuspecting  members of the public.

 According to him, the suspect has been operating under the guise of  providing them with  employment at Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corp, Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria Correctional service, Independent National Electoral Commission and Federal Inland Revenue Service among others.

The PPRO said  a search  warrant was executed at his residence where two appointment letters from the National Taskforce (NATFORCE) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were recovered; also, six (6) documentation forms from the Nigerian Immigration Service all bearing different names were subsequently recovered from the suspect as exhibit.

According to   DSP Ramhan, the suspect, Ibrahim who hailed from Azara, Awe Local government Area of Nasarawa  has since  confessed to  commiting  the crime. adding that upon completion of  investigation by  the State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia,  he will be charged to a court of competent jurisdiction for prosecution.

Meanwhile, the Federal Character Commission FCC Commissioner, Barrister Mamman Toro Alakayi has distance himself from the crime committed saying that he has no relationship with the suspect.

Alakayi said a friend of his only brought the suspect to him to help provide him with job, explains further that upon interirogation, he discovered that the suspect has qualification for employment. 

The FCC Commissioner has advised Nigerians especially those seeking employment at the federal government  establishments to be wary   of Frauster impersonating chief executives to defraud unsuspecting members of the society.

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