Ajayi Temitope: arrested by EFCC for duping two Sokoto based companies of N25m
Ajayi Oluwabukola Temitope, a socialite based in Ibadan, Oyo State has been arrested for allegedly failing to supply carbonates drinks to two Sokoto based trading companies after collecting the sum of N25 million from them
Temitope was arrested by operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Wilson Uwajaren, spokesperson for EFCC said the arrest of the socialite followed petitions from the victims of her fraudulent activities.
“The 42-year-old Ibadan socialite was arrested following a series of petitions in which the suspect who claims to be a registered dealer with soft drinks manufacturers in Ibadan, Oyo state promised to supply products to complaints but failed after collecting money from them.
“In one of the petitions, Ajayi promised to supply a truck load of carbonated soft drinks worth N17, 375,000 (Seventeen Million, Three Hundred and Seventy-Five Thousand Naira Only) from Ibadan to Mabera Trading Company and Altine Musa in Sokoto but failed to do so.
“In the same vein, she also allegedly promised to supply soft drinks worth N7, 580,000 (Seven Million Five Hundred and Eighty Thousand Naira) to one Bashiru Musa, a business man based in Sokoto and Ibadan but never did.”
Uwujaren said the suspect will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.