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EFCC arrests fake General who claimed Buhari nominated him as army chief

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a fake army General, Bolarinwa Oluwasegun, for alleged N270 million fraud in Lagos.

The EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, said the suspect allegedly made false representations to the complainant, Kodef Clearing Resources, that President Muhammadu Buhari had nominated him as the Chief of Army Staff and he needed a short grant to process the appointment.

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The statement read: “The suspect also allegedly forged a letter of appointment as COAS purportedly signed by the President and showed the same to the victim to further prove his claim.”

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