A man identified as Sulman Umar Hudu has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged impersonation.
In a statement from its media office on Tuesday,Feb. 14, the EFCC said the suspect was arrested in Abuja for 'falsely representing himself' as Abdulrasheed Bawa, the chairperson of the anti-graft agency.
The commission also said the suspect obtained N100,000 from someone he promised to help handle any EFCC matter.
The statement reads: ''The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, arrested one Sulman Umar Hudu, a 38-year-old indigene of Kano, at a hotel in Abuja, for falsely representing himself as the Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, and other officers of the Commission, and obtaining N100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) from a person he convinced that he can handle any matter with the EFCC.''
''The suspect has given useful information and will be charged to court upon conclusion of the investigation.''