Popular Abeokuta Juju Priest , Awise Arrested Over N250m Fraud (Photos)


The popular jujuman, Awise

The popular jujuman, Awise


Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have apprehended a popular juju man called Abayomi Kamaldeen Alaka (aka Awise).


According to EFCC, he was arrested on Sunday over his involvement in an alleged N250 million fraud. He is said to be the leader of a deadly syndicate of juju scammers.


The EFCC said the leader and members of his syndicate have been operating from a shrine in Ashipa town, near Abeokuta in Ogun State.


A statement by EFCC spokesman  Wilson Uwujaren said the suspected syndicate allegedly tricked a woman to part with the N250million.


The statement said: “Awise’s arrest followed a petition by a victim, Bright Juliet who lost N250m to the syndicate after she was tricked to provide money for sacrifices and invocations to heal her of an ailment. She was introduced to Alaka by Akinola Bukola Augustina (aka Iya Osun) whom she met on Facebook in the course of her search for solutions to her health challenge.

“What drew her to Augustina was the latter’s post under the name, Osunbukola Olamitutu Spiritual Healing Centre.

“Once she contacted Augustina, the latter promised to heal her only if she pays N16million. The victim paid the money through an Access Bank account belonging to Mohammed Sani, who later turned out to be a bureau de change operator.

“After paying the money without receiving healing, Augustina passed the victim on to other members of the syndicate, notably Awise.

“Juliet revealed that she met Awise at his shrines in Ashipa Town and was hypnotised and subsequently transferred various sums through bank accounts and in cash to the suspect and his syndicate members, until she lost N250million to them.

“Despite all the monies collected from her, her health conditions never improved.


She consequently petitioned the EFCC.


Stephen Emmanuel
Stephen Emmanuelhttp://naijatweet.ng


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Share post:


More like this

Two Adamawa APC legislators fume as tribunal voids their election

Two members of the 8th Adamawa State House...

INTERVIEW: Rising cases of VVF worrisome – ObotAmah

Vesico-Vaginal Fistula, VVF, and Recto-Vaginal Fistula, RVF, are...

Man Wins N150K Bet For Predicting Supreme Court Fire

A man, Thomas Bright, has taken to 'X'...

‘My sexual advances towards Simi just artistic pursuit’ – Brymo

‘My sexual advances towards Simi just artistic pursuit’...