EFCC to arraign 25-year-old caught with $7m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Friday arraign Abubakar Sheriff Tijjani, a bulk cash smuggler arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos September 27, 2012.
Tijjani was intercepted by operatives of the EFCC with over $7 million on his way to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
He will be arraigned at a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
When the 25 year-old suspect was arrested, he declared that he had $4.5 million on him but thorough screening and search showed that he was actually carrying $7,049,444.
He confessed that he was a courier for 20 individuals who hired him to convey the money to Dubai.
Tijjani will be docked under Section 12 of the Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act Cap.F34 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and Section 2 (5) of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act 2011.