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In a recent clamdown in Enugu, some operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Enugu Zonal Command has put out a report that it has arrested 36 alleged Internet fraudsters.
Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, said this in a statement on Wednesday, in Abuja.
Uwujaren said the suspects were arrested at Imo following credible intelligence linking them to cyber fraud, targeting mostly foreign nationals.
“Items recovered from the suspects are phones, laptops, international passports and one Lexus ES350 with NYCN registration number IMO 44.
“Other items recovered are: one Mercedes Benz GLK with Lagos registration number KTU 729 HD and One Toyota Camry with Lagos registration number KTU 720 HL ,”he said.
Uwujaren said the suspects would be charged to court upon completion of investigations.
Similarly, the Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) on Wednesday in Abuja inducted 339 foreign graduates of Medical Laboratory Science to carryout quality medical laboratory services in the country.
The Registrar, MLSCN, Dr Tosan Erhabor, said it was the first time to have such number inducted into the profession.
“We are ready to ensure that the country has quality laboratory scientists to achieve its goals, quality and accountability, we will also strive to see that Nigerians get qualify medical laboratory scientist,’’ Erhabor said.
He said that the foreign graduates were referred as candidates with bachelor’s degree or other recognized qualifications in medical laboratory or biomedical science obtained outside Nigeria.
He said that the council at inception saw lot of gaps in the practice but as of date, it had a one year intensive training before the person can be allowed to practice as a medical laboratory scientist.