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EFCC arrests E-yellow fever card racketeers in Edo



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin state Zonal Office, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, captured four authorities of Port Health Service of the Federal Ministry of Health, Benin City, the Edo State capital over e-yellow fever travel card racketeering.

They were captured in a sting activity, continuation of a request in which the solicitor claimed that her matured mother who was to head out to Europe visited the Benin Office of Port Health Service to acquire the e-yellow fever travel card, yet rather than lead her through the best possible system, she was persuaded to pay N10,000 to get the card in a flash.

In any case, inconvenience started at the season of loading onto her trip at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, when it was found that her e-yellow card did not have the Remita Retrieval Receipt Reference Identity. She was in this way constrained to get a legitimate one at the air terminal with the aggregate of N2000.

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In light of the appeal, the Benin Zonal Office of the EFCC sent two agents to Port Health Service office in Benin, who claimed to have mentioned for e-yellow fever card. Unconscious that they were EFCC agents, the Port Health Service staff referred for N7000 as installment for each card. On payment of the sum, the EFCC agents were issued with the cards in a split second.

The e-yellow fever travel card is authoritatively N2000. Apapa gridlock, past LASG — MOT The unlawful exchange made EFCC agents swoop on Port Health Service office on Tuesday morning capturing four of its authority. Football fans conflict with the police, 60 harmed The arrested authorities will be summoned in court when examinations are finished.


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