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3 in Adamawa Police Net over alleged defrauding job seekers

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The Adamawa State Police Command says it has received a complaint from Dr. Suleiman Saidu Bashir, Executive Chairman of the Adamawa State Primary Health Care Agency (ADSPHCA) that some certain individuals were impersonating Adamawa State Government agents, demanding and extorting money from innocent citizens by issuing them fake letters of employment.

SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje Police Public Relations Officer, Adamawa State Command made this known in a statement.

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He said on the strength of that, the Commissioner of Police, CP Dankombo Morris directed the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Intelligence, to investigate and report.

He explained that the action led to the apprehension of the following suspects:

(1)- Muhammed Ahmed Attahir, 31years .
(2)- Abdulrahman Bashir Ahmad, 23years , all residents of Rabe Street, Bako ward, Yola South Local Government area.

Additionally he said, investigation further led to the arrest of Bello A Suleiman, 59, a staff officer at the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Yola for aiding the crime.

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“So far the Culprits and their Collaborators issued fake letters of Appointment to over 10 victims, collecting ₦400,000 from each and were directed to a Certain office at the Fiscal Responsibility Commission for their alleged data capture.

‘One A HP laptop, thumbprint machine, and four fake appointment letters were recovered from the suspects and now treated as exhibits.

He noted that investigation is still ongoing to apprehend other fleeing suspects.

SP Nguroje further stated that the Command advised Members of the public to be watchful and report any suspicious characters around them to the nearest Police stations.


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