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N1.4bn Fraud: EFCC relocates Atumeyi, the NNPP’s candidate for the Kogi legislature, to Lagos

The candidate for the New Nigerian Peoples Party, Ismaila Yusuf Atumeyi, who was detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja for a massive bank fraud, has been relocated to Lagos to serve in the Kogi State House of Assembly.

In order to continue the investigation into the swindle, the politician-computer fraud suspect was flown into Lagos early on Wednesday.

Atumeyi was scheduled to be questioned by a different team of operatives at the EFCC’s Lagos Command, according to Wilson Uwujaren, the organization’s head of media and publicity.

Atumeyi and two others, Joshua Dominic and Abdulmalik Salau Femi, a former bank employee, were arrested by the EFCC for allegedly hacking into the system of a commercial bank and defrauding the institution of over N1.4 billion.

The EFCC had in a statement on Tuesday November 1, 2022 disclosed that it recovered N326 million and $140,500 from Atumeyi during a sting operation at his hideout in Queens Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja, while $470, 000 was recovered from Abdulmalik in Lagos.

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