Osun Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, has apprehended one Omolara Solanke for allegedly obtaining the sum of N2,680,000 from a man seeking to become councillor, under false pretences.
According to NSCDC spokesperson in the State of Osun, Daniel Adigun, in a statement, made available to newsmen, said that Solanke promised to assist 48-year-old Razaq Salami, a politician, to win election.
The 46 year old man, explained that Solanke who worked with five others, took him to a town in Ekiti State where the sum was obtained from him, after which they fled.
According to the statement, “After several failed attempts to get in touch with the fraudsters, Rasaq lodged a complaint with the anti-fraud unit of the corps in Ekiti State, where investigation into the alleged crime began. The anti-fraud unit of NSCDC, Osun command, was contacted to track the suspects.
“In the process, Omolara Solanke was apprehended. The NSCDC boss in Osun State, Commandant, Emmanuel Ocheja, through the anti-fraud unit, handed over the suspect to the Ekiti command of the corps for further investigation and possible prosecution”.