Fake EFCC official attempts to defraud Adamawa House Majority Leader

A fake Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, official has been arrested after attempting to defraud the Majority Leader of Adamawa House of Assembly, Hassan Barguma.

Fake EFCC official attempts to defraud Adamawa House Majority Leader lailasnews

The man identified as Simon Volki was arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command operatives for attempting to defraud the Majority Leader.

The lawmaker who represents Hong constituency, told newsmen in his office that the suspect breezed into his office with a note that he is from EFCC office in Abuja and that he has come to see him.

The suspect, who further disclosed his identity as Agent Simon Volki, hails from Gombi in Adamawa State, insisting that he was detailed from their headquarters in Abuja to investigate him.

The Majority Leader disclosed that it was at this juncture that he started making contacts with friends and acquaintances from EFCC office at Wuse 2, Abuja, where the suspect claimed to be attached to. Barguma maintained that he called two to three known faces in EFCC, asking whether they have a staff bearing Simon Volki.

Their answers were negative, but the suspect insisted that he is an official of the commission with intelligence department, and has been for four years.

According to Barguma, he then called an officer at EFCC’s office, put the phone on speaker mode, through which questions were put to ‘Agent Volki.’ But he could not properly answer the questions, as he started giving fictitious names of his supposed officers. The Majority Leader then invited the Assembly’s security operatives, saying before their arrival to his office, the suspect confessed to being an impersonator.

The suspect claimed to be a graduate of Agricultural Engineering from a university in the North, but was forced to dubious means of livelihood due to family challenges.

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