In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 16th, October, 2020

Courtroom Convicts NNPC Workers Over N1.8m Fraud

Court Convicts NNPC Staff Over N1.8m Fraud


Nuhu Aliyu

A employees of the Nigerian Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC), Nuhu Aliyu, has been convicted by Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State Excessive Courtroom, for fraud.

He labored underneath the Nigerian Pipeline and Storage Firm Ltd (NPSC).

Aliyu, the Chairman, PENGASSAN PPMC Kaduna depot department, defrauded the NNPC to the tune of N1,834,900 in October 2017.

The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) prosecuted him on amended one-count cost of legal breach of belief and abuse of workplace.

He pleaded responsible when the cost was learn to him.

Prosecution counsel, Y. J. Matiyak tendered 11 paperwork that have been admitted as reveals and urged the court docket to convict and sentence him accordingly.

Justice Khobo ordered him to pay N100,00zero to the federal authorities or threat a 10-year-jail time period.

The choose pronounced that the EFCC ought to recuperate the proceeds of the crime from the convict and switch it in favour of the PPMC.

Aliyu pulled off the fraud by summoning an emergency assembly of some NUPENG executives.

He intentionally neglected some others with the only intention of getting the freedom to course of some funds to himself.

Although the assembly didn’t maintain, he facilitated the funds to himself in two components.

One to himself to the tune of N934,900, and the opposite to Muktar Aliyu, NUPENG Secretary within the state, to the tune of N900,00zero.00.

Nevertheless, Muktar routed again the sum to Nuhu, thereby making the chairman the only beneficiary of a bootleg fee of N1,834,900.00.

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Detectives additionally found that to facilitate the funds, the convict solid the signatures of different NUPENG officers with the assistance of 1 Ibrahim Yakubu Shekarau.


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