According to Naija News, The 50-year-old Nigerian man was detained by members of the Western Nigeria Security Network, also known as Amotekun.
According to information received, the individual entered the village and spent the money before being seen by local security personnel, who then detained him at Omuo-Ekiti, in the state’s Ekiti East Local Government Area.
Confirming his arrest while addressing journalists in Ado Ekiti, the commander of the corps, Retired Brigadier Joe Komolafe, said, ”The suspect went to a local area in Omuo and started spending the money before we got a hint and went after him.
“He said he specializes in buying kola and bitter kola, saying he was also paid with cash in Lagos.
“On interrogation, he confessed to the crime and said he was given N250,000 from a factory in Lagos, but only N100,000 was found with him as he had spent some.”
One Celestine Nwoha was apprehended in a hamlet in Ekiti State with no less than 100,000 counterfeit Naira notes (N100,000).
According to Komolafe, the command will turn him over to the police for additional inquiry. The Amotekun commander warned the populace to exercise caution, particularly amid the current financial crisis, to avoid becoming a victim.
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