The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano zonal office, on December 31, 2018, arrested Sani Abdullahi, at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, for money laundering offence.
In a statement by Tony Orilade, the EFCC’s acting head of media and publicity, said Mr Abdullahi was arrested en route Kano to China for failing to formally declare the sum of $207,000 in his possession.
According to the statement, the suspect only declared the sum of $86,000, but concealed the sum of $121,000.
“The concealed sum was discovered after he was searched by operatives of the Commission. It is an offence contrary to the Money Laundering Act 2011 (as amended).
“The suspect has been granted administrative bail and will soon be charged to court,” the statement said.