EFCC detain Kwara lawmaker-elect, parades him over property scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has apprehended and paraded  a lawmaker elect Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Abdulgafar Ayinla.

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From reports  gathered, the legislator – elect  was arrested over his involvement  in a property fraud, impersonation and acquiring cash under falsification to the tune of about N26,000,000 (Twenty Six Million Naira).

Ayinla after who is expected to be sworn in, threw in the towel and agreed to the crime after interrogation.

Disclosing that he used proceeds from the scam to finance his campaign, he admitted to the commission of wrongdoing, unveiling that he utilized the cash to fund his political battles.

The petitioner who lives in the United State of America, USA expressed that Ayinla who is a lawful professional was introduced to her by her late Aunt as fit for helping her buy a few properties in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.

According to her, “The Lawmaker-elect sold to me another two plots of land with four bedroom bungalow at window level at Agric area of Ilorin. I paid N8, 240, 000 (Eight Million Naira Two hundred and Forty Thousand Naira) commission of which Ayinla informed me that the seller had received his money but he never pay the money to the seller up till today, and never refunded the money to me.”

The suspect who was disgracefully paraded also disclosed that he diverted the money for his personal use and promised to pay back when he receives his wardrobe allowance from the Kwara State House of Assembly.

He would soon be charged to court.

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