This was confirmed in a statement by the United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Washington, on Monday.
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As preparations for the 2023 general elections are gathering momentum in Ogun State, it is utterly embarrassing that more men of questionable character and fraudulent means are making inroads into the state’s politics and plotting their way to join comrades-in-corruption in the government.
The commendation was contained in a release issued by CACOL’s Director of Administration and Programmes, Tola Oresanwo, on behalf of its chairman, Mr. Debo Adeniran.
In the document, Rufai was said to have submitted over 100 claims to the Washington Employment Department, and had also submitted additional claims to the state workforce agencies for other states.
The new trial date is based on agreement between the prosecution and the defence, describing the case as “unusual and complex”
Before him, Nigeria has had other sewage ambassadors in the persons of Ramon Olorunwa Abbas and Obinwanne Okeke. The former, commonly known as Hushpuppi, was an Instagram celebrity arrested in the UAE for a £350 million-worth cyber scam and taken to the US.
Rufai who was arrested while trying to get out of the U.S. on May 14, has been accused of allegedly using the identities of more than 100 Washington residents to steal more than $350,000 in unemployment benefits from the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) during the COVID-19 pandemic last year.
According to The Nation, a Federal Magistrates’ in New York had rejected the bail application after appearing before Magistrate Ramon Reyes on Wednesday.
The House of Representatives aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress for the 2019 election was arrested on Friday at the John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, United States of America by US federal agents as he attempted to leave the country.
The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Rufai on Friday evening at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York based on criminal complaint