The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has handed over a property to 1A, Joke Ayo Street, Riverside Estate, Alagbado, Lagos, as well as a Range Rover Sport Utility Vehicle, SUV, a black BMW car, a black Toyota Land cruiser car and a white Toyota Hilux recovered from a convicted fake army general, Bolarinwa Abiodun, on one Bamidele Safiriyu Olusegun.
The Lagos Zonal Command of the anti-graft agency made this known in a statement released on Thursday.
It said that Abiodun posed as a general of the army to defraud Olusegun to the tune of N266.5 million.
It stated: “Following his conviction on July 8, 2022, the trial judge, Judge Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offenses Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, sentenced Abiodun to seven years in prison and also ordered him to collect all the proceeds of the crime. forfeit. .”
EFCC’s Lagos zonal commander, Ahmed Ghali, described the development as a milestone in the fight against corruption as he handed the vehicles over to the EFCC’s Lagos Command on Tuesday.
He appealed to the people to always provide information to the EFCC to help it fight corruption.
“Finally justice has been done. Whoever commits a crime does not get away with it. Sooner or later the arm of the law will always catch up with you. We love to see fraudulent people brought to justice,” Ghali said.
EFCC hands over forfeited property of fake army general to victim in Lagos