EFCC Arrests Man Over Undeclared $ 207,000 At Kano Airport.

By Kayode Olarewaju

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Sani Abdullahi, at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, for money laundering offence.

This was contained in a statement  issued by the EFCC’s acting head of media and publicity, Tony Orilade.

The statement said Sani Abdullahi was arrested en route Kano to China for failing to formally declare the sum of $207,000 in his possession.

It said the suspect was arrested by EFCC, Kano zonal office, on December 31, 2018.

It noted that the suspect only declared the sum of $86,000, but concealed the sum of $121,000.

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“The concealed sum was discovered after he was searched by operatives of the Commission. It is an offence contrary to the Money Laundering Act 2011 (as amended).

According to the statement, “The suspect has been granted administrative bail and will soon be charged to court.”


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