The Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested two self-acclaimed spiritualists over alleged N24million [email protected]
The suspects, Alfa Abiodun Ibrahim and Wale Adifala, allegedly conspired with one Ifawole Ajibola (aka Baba Kalifa currently on the run), to [email protected] a House of Representatives aspirant in Ekiti State, of the total sum of N24,071,000.
The commission in a statement on Tuesday, July 26, said the suspects claimed the money was to be used to secure spiritual help for the political ambition of the aspirant.
The duo were arrested on July 7, 2022, in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State sequel to a petition against them, alleging that after collecting the said sum, the whole efforts came to a [email protected] end.
“Under interrogation by operatives, Adifala, admitted to collecting the money from their victim, including N2.9 million, which he claimed was used to buy black, brown and white cows, rams, lavender perfume, rings among other items, to carry out sacrifices at different times,” the statement reads.
Ibrahim, who was the one who had prior contact with the victim, admitted collecting money at different times.
“Our own is just to pray and do the necessary sacrifices, which we did, and to leave the rest to God, however, along the line, the zoning for the Reps seat was taken away from Oye-Ekiti to Ikole-Ekiti,” he said.