A 26-year-old banker, Daniel Makanjuola, has been apprehended by the Lagos State Police Command for making use of a cloned West African Senior School Certificate and Lagos State University’s statement of result to secure employment at the Wema Bank Plc, Marina branch, on the Lagos Island.
Makanjuola who claimed to be a graduate in marketing with second class upper division was said to have submitted a fake National Youth Service Corps discharge certificate and a reference letter to the bank.
He had also forged the National Youth Service Corps discharge certificate and a reference letter to the bank.
The truth was discovered when the management sent the reference letter of the suspect to UBA, the bank he claimed to have worked with in the past to verify the authenticity of it.But UBA denied any knowledge of him.
Makanjuola, who hails from Ijero Local Government Area in Ekiti State, had joined the bank in 2013, before he was sacked in July 2015 after the documents were confirmed to be fake.
A police prosecutor, Inspector I. Okeke, arraigned Makanjuola at a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court on three counts of forgery.
He pleaded not guilty to the charges before the presiding magistrate, Mr. A. Adefulire and he was given a bail sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum. He adjourned the case till October 22, 2015 for mention.
Source: Nigerian films