In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 07th, July, 2020

Lawmaker And a couple of Council Bosses Arrested For Allegedly Stealing N104 million

Lawmaker And 2 Council Bosses Arrested For Allegedly Stealing N104 million

The corrupt officials arraigned by the EFCC

The corrupt officers arraigned by the EFCC


Three elected politicians, Jedua Ahmed Dawud, Oliver Wubon and Joseph Danladi John have been arrested by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Workplace earlier than Justice F. Agya of Taraba State Excessive Court docket on a six-count cost, bordering on conspiracy, prison breach of belief and forgery.


The offences run opposite to Sections 96, 315 and 366 of the Penal Code of Taraba State and punishable beneath Part 315 of the identical legislation.


The primary defendant, Jedua Ahmed Dawud is presently a serving member of Taraba State Home of Meeting, representing Sardauna Native Authorities Space of the state, whereas the second and third defendant, Oliver Wubon and Joseph Danladi John are present Chairmen of Sardauna and Kurmi native authorities areas, respectively.


They had been alleged to have stolen from the coffers of Sardauna Native Authorities Space, a complete of N104, 200.000 (One Hundred and 4 Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira), being funds meant for capital initiatives within the native authorities space, whereas the second and third defendant held the positions of Chairman and Director of finance of the native authorities space, respectively.


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