Bamise and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi, the Nigerian couple on the run for duping thousands of investors to the tune of N22 billion, have obtained citizenship of the beautiful Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda.

Antigua and Barbuda passports of the couple and their minor children surfaced online overnight, hours after reports emerged that they had fled Nigeria after their ponzi scheme Imagine Global Solutions Ltd collapsed, leaving thousands of investors stranded.

The passports also showed that the couple had planned their disappearance months in advance to avoid suspicion amongst investors. Data entries on their passports showed that Mr Ajetunmobi and one of their minor children procured their passports on the same day, April 29, 2021. Mrs Ajetunmobi procured her own passport a few days later on May 4, 2021. The couples were only detected to have fled Nigeria over the past weekend.

It was not immediately clear how the passports surfaced online, but journalist Jackson Ude appeared to be the first to post them on Twitter, where Peoples Gazette learnt of the development. Antigua and Barbuda has become one of the main Caribbean nations offering passports to fleeing Nigerian fraud suspects.

The countries offer different layers of passports for sale at prices that range from moderate to exorbitant, selling between $38,000 to $261,000 at St Lucia, Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominican Republic, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, amongst other…

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