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EX - Presidential Aspirant Arrested For Operating Illegal Taskforce
Posted by admin - 27/01/13 09:43AM - 2 Comments - -
A former presidential aspirant under the platform of the Nigeria Liberation Party, NPL, Osita Emmanuel Okereke, has been arrested and interrogated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for operating an illegal task force, running a recruitment racket, extortion and obtaining money by false pretense.
Okereke is allegedly the brain behind a syndicate whose members masquerade as self- “National Task Force” set up to combat Importation and Smuggling of Small Arms, Ammunition and Light Weapons.
The EFCC said the syndicate, which maintains offices in different parts of the country defrauded unsuspecting members of the public by deceitfully selling recruitment forms to them at the cost of N5,000 each under the pretext of offering them employment with the federal government.
The scam was uncovered through intelligence report, the commission said, and after weeks of painstaking surveillance, it stormed the office of the syndicate at the federal secretariat complex, Enugu, and arrested the zonal co-coordinator, Obinna C. Onyekwelu, along with nine others.
The other suspects are: Ajuani Uchenna, Emmanuel Ngwu, Kenneth Ambrose, Ogunjimi Charles, Uzoamaka Ikwunne, Chinwe Ogbu, Onyia Fidelia, Eze Amobi and Anioke Obinna.
The anti-corruption agency says several documents and cash were recovered after a search and the suspects have since been released on administrative bail after making useful statements.
Okereke claimed that his task force was duly recognized by the government but the commission’s investigation showed that there was no evidence of such registration.
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I am not surprised at all. Osita Okereke AKA OSINO WEST is not new to 419. OSINO WEST is a popular fraud Star in the Nineties and well known to the people of Isolo, Lagos State. He lived his wife and three kids in a Manson he build in Mid 1990s on Gbeleyi Street, off Joseph Tonade Street, off Olu Ajilo, off Mushin-Isolo Way, and closest bus stop is College bus stop. nnHis wife and kids still leave there till date after abandoning them and found his way into Dirty Abuja Politics. Osinoâ€™s wife suddenly went blind some years back and everyone in the community still questions the circumstances surrounding her blindness. One faithful day, some men bundled the Woman into a waiting Jeep against a will, and she struggle and screamed for help, until they dropped her on the street and zoomed off. I am not saying this is the handy work of Osita Okereke but all fingers points at him. nnI mean, this Dude is the Kingpin of Fraud Stars in Isolo area of Lagos State. I know this because my fatherâ€™s