In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 30th, September, 2020

Man Sentenced To 125 Years Jail Time period Utilizing N12.8m College Feeding Programme Fraud (Photograph)

Man Sentenced To 125 Years Jail Term Using N12.8m School Feeding Programme Fraud (Photo)

Allen Abel

Allen Abel


One Allen Abel has been sentenced to a cumulative time period of 125 years in jail for allegedly fraudulently acquiring meals gadgets valued at N12.eight million on the pretext of executing a pretend contract for Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration and Social Improvement (FMHDSD)’s College Feeding scheme below the Social Intervention Programme (SIP) of the Federal Authorities.


The sentence was handed to him by a Borno State Excessive Courtroom sitting in Maiduguri.


Abel was arraigned earlier than Justice Aisha Kumaliya on Thursday, July 2, 2020, alongside Suleiman Adamu, Usman Adamu, and Kingsley Madubuagu by the Maiduguri zonal workplace of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee on the 20-count cost that borders on forgery, possession of false paperwork, impersonation, and acquiring by false pretense.


Depend three of the cost reads: “That you simply, Allen Abel, Suleiman Adamu, and Usman Adamu generally between February and March 2020 at Maiduguri, Borno State, throughout the jurisdiction of this Honourable Courtroom with intent to defraud, obtained 1313 (One Thousand Three Hundred and 13) cartons of spaghetti and 480 (4 Hundred Eighty) baggage of rice each price N12, 110,00zero.00 (Twelve Million One Hundred Ten Thousand Naira) solely from one Lelle Hyelwa Sini of Lelle Foresight Building Co. Ltd. below the false pretense of executing a contract of provide of meals gadgets, purportedly awarded by the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Catastrophe Administration and Social Improvement (Federal Authorities College Feeding Programme, below the Social Intervention Programme, SIP), which you knew to be false and thereby dedicated an offense opposite to Part 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Price Fraud and Different fraud associated Offences Act, 2006 and Punishable below Part 1(three) of the identical Act.”

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Abel pleaded responsible to the twenty rely prices upon arraignment and Justice Kumaliya convicted him accordingly and adjourned to September 30 for sentencing.


Because the resumed listening to on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, Justice Kumaliya sentenced Abel to 7 years imprisonment every on counts 1 to six, and 9 with out an choice of advantageous; 5 years imprisonment every on counts 7, eight, and 11-20 respectively with out an choice of advantageous. All sentences are to run consecutively.


As well as, the convict is to restitute Lele Foresight Building Firm the whole sum of N12, 110,00zero.00 (Twelve Million One Hundred Ten Thousand Naira), and HIE World Funding Restricted the sum of N769,800 (Seven Hundred and Sixty-9 Thousand Eight Hundred Naira).

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