By Ismail Auwal
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a fake medical doctor, Edidiong Inyang, for alleged N13m employment fraud.
EFCC’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Friday said that Mr Inyang was arrested along Ritman University Road, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State on February 3.
He added that the suspect was arrested following a petition by his brother-in-law, Charles Udonde.
According to the commission, Mr Udonde alleged that the suspect defrauded him and his friends of N10million under the pretext of helping them to secure non-existent jobs at an international oil company.
“Inyang ran into trouble when his brother-in-law, one Charles Bassey Udonde, whom he had offered to help secure employment with an International Oil Company, petitioned the Commission.”
According to the statement the petitioner, in 2016, the suspect collected N2.6million from him for Health and Safety Environment 1, 2 and 3 Certificate, Police clearance, Governor’s Recommendation Letter, Basic Diploma in Occupation Safety, Job Processing Fee, amongst others.
He also alleged that Mr Inyang took N2.6million from him for Health and Safety Environment 1, 2 and 3 Certificate, police clearance, Governor’s recommendation letter, Basic Diploma in occupation safety, job processing fee, among others.