ICPC Arrests Woman Offering New Naira Notes for Sale

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) yesterday, 1st of February 2023, arrested a woman, identified as Omoseyin Oluwadarasimi Esther for allegedly offering new naira notes for sale on social media.

According to the ICPC, the arrest was as a result of intelligence received which led its operatives to seek out the suspect.

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“It is believed she is in collusion with key elements in the financial services sector diverting the newly released notes away from banking halls and payment channels into a “ black market”

“She is currently in ICPC detention and is helping the Commission with its findings on the criminal trading of the naira and the attendant scarcity and negative economic outcomes being caused by the action” the statement posted on ICPC verified tweeter handle reads

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