Mohammed Adamu

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, on July 13, 2015 arrested one Mohammed Adamu (aka Mohammed Bala) for parading himself as a staff of the anti-graft agency.

Adamu was picked up while extorting money from Alhaji Usman Gurama, the Executive Secretary, Gombe State Muslim Pilgrim Welfare Board, under the guise of securing Hajj seat to Saudi Arabia for staff of the Gombe zone of the Commission.

Investigations by the Commission revealed that the suspect had written a letter to the executive secretary of the pilgrims board, requesting for money to give to staff of EFCC for the pilgrimage to Mecca.

Upon his arrest by the EFCC, he confessed not being a staff of the Commission. It turned out that the suspect works with Gombe Local Government Education Authority (L.E.A) as assistant headmaster at Madaki Primary School Gombe State.

Adamu had in his possession; Nigeria Police identity card with his name and picture as Corporal (CLP), a temporary appointment offer letter from Gombe local government education authority, three (3) different copies of Hajj Seats receipts and a letter written by the suspect on a plain paper to the executive secretary Gombe State Muslim Pilgrim Welfare Board,  requesting for money for supposed staff of EFCC.

The accused person will be arraigned in Court as soon as investigation is concluded.

Wilson Uwujaren
Head, Media & Publicity
15th July, 2015
 

EFCC IMPERSONATOR IN CUSTODY

The operatives of Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC on 13th of July 2015 arrested one Mohammed Adamu, A.K.A Mohammed Bala for impersonating EFCC in an attempt to extort money and to secure Hajji seat to Saudi Arabia on behalf of the members of EFCC as he claimed to the Executive secretary Gombe State pilgrim welfare board (Alhaji Usman Gurama) that he is an operative of EFCC.

In the course of   investigation by the operatives of EFCC, it was revealed that the suspect had written a letter to the executive secretary Gombe State Muslim pilgrim welfare board requesting for money to give staff of EFCC including the Head of operations, head of monitoring and investigation, O.C legal and prosecution unit and head of team A-D, but on  the  arrest of the suspect by the operatives of EFCC, he confessed not being a staff  of EFCC but he  works in Gombe local government education authority (L.E.A)  as assistant headmaster at Madaki primary school Gombe State.

The incriminating materials that were found on the suspect in the course of investigation are as follows:

Nigeria police identity card with his name and picture as corporal (CLP)

Hundred thousand Naira (N100, 000.00) first bank deposit slip that suspect paid into his account.

Offer of temporary appointment in Gombe local government education authority.

A copy motion between Mohammed Jahun as an applicant and Engineer Abubakar and EFCC Gombe Zonal office as respondent with suit number B.A/41m/2015.

Muslim pilgrim welfare Gombe State Auction form, form No:006

A copy of Hajji fare collection recipt, no 1152 for Gombe State muslim pilgrim welfare board for Ibrahim Haruna Yawale.

Three (3) different copies of Hajji Seats receipts.

A letter written by the suspect on the polo plain paper to the executive secretary Gombe State Muslim pilgrim welfare board  requesting for money to give staff of EFCC including head of operation, head of the various monitoring and investigation, head of legal and prosecution unit and head of teams of Gombe Zone.

Five (5) empty envelop for polo industries LTD.

The accused person will be arraigned in Court as soon as investigation is concluded.

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