February 5, 2021

SPW Chairman cries out after losing money to Yahoo boys


By David Odama

The Chairman, Nasarawa State office of the Special Public Works, Dr Kassim Mohammad Thursday raised alarm over the activities of fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys  in the state.

The former member of Nasarawa State House of Assembly told Journalists in Lafia that the fraudsters have took over his accounts and cleared his entire money.

According to him, the Yahoo-boys have developed a new mechanism that helps them hack into people’s accounts.

The SPW Chairman stated that he has since  submitted  complaint  to the management of all his banks  as well as the state command of the Nigeria police adding  that he saw an alert  of N150, 000 in  one of his account last Tuesday from a source he could not identify  thereby putting his account  at risk.

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According to the complaint  letter  to the bank notifying the management of the  transfer of N150,000 from his account, Kassim said  “I wish to write and bring to your notice that at about 4:23pm on Tuesday, 2/02/2021, “I received an alert of 150,000 only from my account from unidentified account number  2176990631 named one Bello Jibrin Isa.

“I sincerely denounce the transaction and call on the authority of the bank in Lafia branch to act immediately”.

The APC Chieftain stated that he has not transacted any business with anybody to warrant the N150, 000 adding that he has not submitted the said bank account to anybody for any transaction.

Vanguard News Nigeria