Nigeria police has arrested and paraded five Covid-19 Certificate suspects at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, while two other are said to have absconded.
The paraded suspects are Achibong Idonrenyin, popoola Adewale, wale Aderele, Moses Samuel and Abudulmalik Ibrahim. The spokesperson for the police said the suspects sell fake Covid-19 negative certificate to interested travelers within the international wind of the airport.
The two suspects at large are Shehu Imam and Adeola Darlington, they are said to be working with sky blue services limited, a cleaning service at the airport.
The commissioner, Airports command, Mr Bature Umar, who was briefing the journalists on Thursday, said the incident occurred on February 19, at the airport where a British Airways passenger, Michael Osagbogun was defrauded of the sum of N50,000 for Covid-19 test.
The commissioner also said , one of the suspects had approached Osagbogun promising to produce a Covid-19 test Negative Certificate for him.
The commissioner explain that one of the suspect took the victim to DAT cyber cafe at No 4, Oriyomi Street, Ikeja where a fake Covid-19 nagative certificate was issued to him. Osagbogun who was on his way to London was denied boarding by the officials of the airline based on the fake Covid-19 nagative certificate he presented at the counter.
What is really happening in Nigeria, do we have to make cash from everything? Comment, like and share.
Content created and supplied by: Sprout36media (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More