Wednesday, December 19, 2018

5 Ondo Civil Servants Who Made N200m From Issuing Fake Tax Clearance Certificates, Others Are Arrested

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested five  Ondo State Government workers for allegedly defrauding their employer of  the  sum of N200m issuing fake receipts.

The suspects are Oluwatoyin Abiodun, Ojo Ayodeji, David Omoyajowo, Isaac Solomon and Femi Tuki, as well as  one Ayadi Orimisan, who allegedly assisted the five suspects to perpetrate the alleged  fraud.

It was learnt  that the suspects were  suspended from work  by the state government before they were handed  over to the police.

Parading the suspects at the headquarters of the command at Alagbaka, Akure,  on Tuesday, spokesman for the police in the state  Mr Femi Joseph said the suspects also allegedly  issued  fake tax clearance certificates, fake roadworthiness certificates and fake driving  licences to unsuspecting members of the public.

Joseph   said, “They would be charged to court as soon as we conclude our investigations.”