Binance Speaks As FGN Declared Crypto Giants Official Missing

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Binance Speaks As FG Declares Crypto Giant’s Official Missing

Global cryptocurrency exchange platform, Binance has reacted to reports that its official, Nadeem Anjarwalla, had escaped from detention in Nigeria.

Confirming the report, spokesperson for Binance, Samantha Fuller, said that Anjarwalla was no longer in Nigeria.

The crypto exchange said its concern continues to be the safety and well-being of its employees, and it is actively collaborating with Nigerian authorities to swiftly resolve the matter.

“We were made aware that Nadeem is no longer in Nigerian custody. Our primary focus remains on the safety of our employees, and we are working collaboratively with Nigerian authorities to quickly resolve this issue,” Fuller announced.

The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has confirmed the escape of Nadeem Anjarwalla, the Binance regional manager for Africa.

A statement by Zakari Mijinyawa, head of strategic communication at ONSA, said “preliminary investigation shows that Mr Anjarwalla fled Nigeria using a smuggled passport”.

“The personnel responsible for the custody of the suspect have been arrested, and a thorough investigation is ongoing to unravel the circumstances that led to his escape from lawful detention,” the statement reads.

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