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Fake army general who claimed President Buhari nominated him as COAS, arrested over N270million fraud



Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC, have arrested one Bolarinwa Oluwasegun, a faux Military Normal, for an alleged N270m fraud.

The suspect, who posed as a Normal within the Nigerian Military, allegedly made false representations to the complainant, Kodef Clearing Sources, that the President, Muhammadu Buhari, had shortlisted him and one different to be appointed because the Chief of Military Workers, COAS, and that he wanted a brief grant “to press and course of the appointment.”

He additionally allegedly cast a letter of appointment as COAS purportedly signed by the President and confirmed the identical to the sufferer to additional show his declare.

Within the stated letter, he claimed that he wanted to pay a sure amount of cash into the coffers of the Federal Authorities of Nigeria, as a part of the necessities for the appointment as COAS.

Oluwasegun, in his bid to defraud the sufferer, additionally allegedly cast a number of paperwork and the signature of the President.

He was arrested at his home within the Alagbado space of Lagos State on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.

Upon his arrest, six pump motion weapons, three cartridge bullets, a swagger stick and several other cast paperwork have been recovered from him.


The suspect will probably be charged to court docket as quickly as investigations have been concluded.

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