Niger State Police Command has arrested a 37-year-old man, Kabiru Mohammed, for defrauding 14 persons of N4.2 million with a promise to secure jobs for them in government ministries and parastatals across the country.
Mohammed presented himself as an aide to a special adviser to President Buhari and that he has the connection to secure jobs for them in the Nigeria Police Force, Customs Services, Civil Defence Corps, Navy, Air Force, Immigration Services, and NNPC among others.
The victims are said to have advanced cash of between N800,000 to N100,000 totalling N4.2 million to the suspect to secure them the jobs of their choices.
After waiting endlessly to collect their appointment letters from the suspect, the victims jointly alerted the Police, the suspect was trailed and arrested.
The arrest led to other arrests which include one Ishaya Christopher, who is behind the printing of fake employment letters and staff ID cards given to the victims.