An Islamic cleric identified as Oladele Ayuba, from Kwara State, has been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ondo State Command, for allegedly defrauding a follower of N4m. .
The State Commandant of NSCDC, Commandant Pedro Awili Ideba, said, Ayuba who claimed to be an Islamic cleric was accused of obtaining by false pretense, for duping unsuspecting clients who patronized him for prayers of various amounts ranging from N300,000 to N36,000,000.
According to him, Ayuba was arrested following a complaint by one of his victims, Tajudeen Ekundayo who lost N4,300,000 to the syndicate.
The commandant added that criminal activities ranging from kidnapping, ritual killings and fraud had been traced to Ayuba, adding that the traditional ruler of Arigidi Akoko, Oba Yisa Olanipekun, had written a letter to the state command on the alleged criminal activities of the suspect.