EFCC arraigns Alfa who allegedly impersonated Femi Adesina, GMD NNPC

EFCC arraigns Alfa who allegedly impersonated Femi Adesina, GMD NNPC

- One Alfa Jamiu Isiaka who allegedly impersonated some government officials is still facing trial in Kwara state

- The EFCC released an update on the trial after Isiaka appeared in court again on Tuesday, December 15

- The anti-graft commission accused Isiaka of impersonating the government officials to defraud a South Korean

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The trial of a self-styled herbalist, Alfa Jamiu Isiaka, who allegedly impersonated the presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina and a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Late Maikanti Baru, resumed on Tuesday, December 15.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC had arraigned Isiaka for defrauding a South Korean national, Keun Sig Kim to the tune of N30million.

A statement from the EFCC sighted by Legit.ng reveals that at the resumed trial, the anti-graft commission recalled its star witness, Dare Folarin who further indicted Isiaka.

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EFCC arraigns Alfa who allegedly impersonated Femi Adesina, GMD NNPC
One of those the accused allegedly impersonated was Late Maikanti Baru, former GMD of NNPC. Photo credit: @NNPCgroup
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Justice Abdulgafar adjourned until Thursday, January 21, 2021, for the defendant to open its defence.

Some Nigerians have been commenting on the trial of Isiaka on the EFCC Facebook page and Legit.ng monitored them.

Ajoloja Olaitan Oshuolale wrote:

“They are many like that in Ilorin. Funniest thing they always claim to be Alfa but they patronize hotels by flirting with many girls than someone who is not Alfa at all. Why dupe your client when you know you can't help, they always forgot lies have limited time, it always boomerangs.”

Adetona Adewale wrote:

“Great. We want more of them arrested. Those Babalawos claiming to be alfas.”

Kayode Aderemi wrote:

“Criminal element hiding under the religion to perpetrate crime.”

Meanwhile, Abdulfatah Ahmed, the immediate past governor of Kwara state, was recently invited by the EFCC for interrogation.

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The former governor noted that the invitation was to clarify specific transactions and decisions taken while steering the ship of the state.

In another development, Dr Isidore Ojukwu Nwankwo, a former rector of Enugu Polytechnic was recently sentenced to one-year imprisonment.

A statement by the EFCC sighted by Legit.ng indicates that Nwankwo was convicted for fraud by the Federal High Court, Enugu, on Thursday, December 10, 2020.

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