The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Murtala Muhammad, reportedly a younger brother to Abdullahi Shinkafi, the Secretary to the Zamfara State Government, with N60 million in his car.
Backstory: The Commission released a statement saying that its Sokoto zonal command had arrested Muhammad following an intelligence report.
The Commission said:
- “Items recovered from him at the point of arrest include one Black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Jeep with registration number DKA 67 PX Kaduna loaded with 4 bags of ‘Ghana Must Go’ containing one thousand Naira notes of fifteen million naira each, totaling to sixty million naira.”
- “One single barrel gun, one locally made revolver pistol, 25 rounds of cartridges and 12 rounds of 12.9mm live ammunition.”
The Commission has said that Muhammad will be charged to court as soon as its investigation is completed. It’s unclear at this point what he would be charged for at this point.