5 Airport Staff Arrested Over Fake COVID-19 Certificate
Naa Ayorkor Laryea
March. 05, 2021
Five people have been arrested for providing for travelers with fake covid-19 certificates.
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According to the Commissioner at the Airport Command, Mr. Bature Umar, the deeds of the suspect came to light after they duped a British Airways passenger, one Michael Osagbogun of N50,000 for fake COVID-19 test.
The suspect out of their own selfish reasons approached the victim, Osagbogun with a promise to produce a Covid-19 negative test certificate for him.
Two out of the suspects, identified as Popoola Adewale and Adeola Darlington, both staffs at the airport reportedly took the victim to one of the toilet facilities at the airport and obtained the N50,000 from him under the disguise of producing a valid Covid-19 negative certificate for him Nigeria Police Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos Command.
Osagbogun was reportedly taken to a café called “DAT Cybercafe” at No. 4, Oriyomi Street, Ikeja where a fake Covid-19 negative certificate was eventually procured for him.
Hell broke loose when he was stopped from flying to London after it was revealed his COVID-19 certificate was false.
Interrogation of the victim leads to the arrest of four suspects.
Upon arrest, the suspect claimed it was their first time engaging in such a criminal act.
However, further investigation into the matter revealed the suspects had been in the crime for several months.
The suspects are expected to appear before the court on Friday, March 5.
They are; Achibong Idonrenyin, Moses Samuel, Popoola Adewala, Wale Aderele and Abdulmalik Ibrahim.
Two more suspects Shehu Imam and Adeola Dalington staff of Sky Blue Services limited, a cleaning service at the airport are currently at large.
These are some of the things that is making the covid-19 spread beyond human understand.
As the world is fighting such a pandemic other people do not care rather, they are making the thing worst.
Some Africans beave as though poverty resides only in Africa.
Just because of their selfish reasons, they have placed a lot of people at risks of getting the covid-19.
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