" Our records of outstanding contractors due for payment, with the federal government of Nigeria, Your name and company was discovered as next on the list of the outstanding contractors who have not received their payments."...
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FROM THE DESK OF: PROF.CHARLES SOLUDO (EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR) CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (C.B.N) HEADQUARTER - ABUJA. ATTN: PRES/DIRECTOR. Dear Sir/Madam, YOUR IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT.CONTRACT #:NNPC-CAC/PED/FGN/KADREFX420/01.
Our records of outstanding contractors due for payment, with the federal government of Nigeria, Your name and company was discovered as next on the list of the outstanding contractors who have not received their payments. I wish to inform you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Also note that from our record here in Central Bank, your outstanding contract payment is $20.2million dollars (Twenty million two hundred thousand united states dollars)Please re-confirm to me if this is inline with what you have in your record and also re-confirm to me the followings 1) Your full name. 2) Phone, fax and mobile #. 3) Company name, position and address. 4) Profession, age and marital status. As soon as the above information are received, your funds would be release to your account ,via through any form of payment as requested by you either through, telegraphic transfer / certified bank draft via the central bank of Nigeria, which a copy of payment slip will be given for your full confirmation through your bank. please note that after you had receive your above funds into your account which a power of attorney requested from you stating that the central bank is not owing you/ your company again, As I had been instructed for releasing payment a highly rate of urgent is requested from you nor your company as soon you have received this mail today, do get intoucgh to me through my Direct Line -TEL:234-803-585-9313 any time from now with the information requested from you. Regards, PROF CHARLES SOLUDO. (Governor) the Central Bank Of Nigeria. Heahquarter Zaria Street,Garki ABUJA.