Policemen attached to the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) Ikeja are investigating an alleged theft of N8million from Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s bank account.
It was gathered that two undergraduate students of
the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka identified as
Ebuka Orumba and Patrick Nwafor allegedly hacked
into the account of Simmons Cooper Partner, a law
firm said to belong to Vice President Osinbajo and
allegedly stole eight million naira (N8miilion) from
According to investigation, the undergraduates
Nwafor is a final year 500level student of
Environmental Science while Orumba is a final year
Computer Engineering student.
It was gathered that the students used fraudulent
means to hack into the email of the Account manager
of the VP’s law firm, one Mr. Tunde Irukera, and
they allegedly sent a mail to UBA PLC branch to one
Obuba Fidelia on July 2nd instructing the bank to
transfer eight million naira from Simmions Cooper
Bank account to three different bank accounts they
opened for the fraud.
It was further gathered that the undergraduates
allegedly connived with a tricycle rider one Artor
Kalu to open a bank account with Zenith bank
account number 2086943174 where three million
naira (N3,000,000) was transferred to with the false
name Engineer Asukwo Okoro.
The remaining amounts were said to have been
transferred to two other unnamed bank accounts.
The police subsequently arrested Kalu and following
his statement, the police arrested Orumba but Nwafor
Following the investigation, the police discovered
that Kalu with the help of others got a fake Driver’s
license which he used to open the Zenith Bank ac
The police has since charged Orumba and Kalu to
court on a 5 count charge on conspiracy, stealing and
fraud while efforts is on to arrest Nwafor whom the
others claimed to be the mastermind of the fraud.
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