• By Kunle Awosiyan
    In
    Nov 14, 2017
    0 Comments
    EFCC

    2 Former Officials Of The Office Of Acountant General Of Federation Jailed 150 Years For  

    Two former staff of the Office of the Accountant General of the federation has been convicted for participating in a fraudlent act to the tune of  N1,000,000,000.00(one billion naira)

    Justice Yusuf Halilu convicted the duo following the successful prosecution of the case by The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
     Mohammed Dogonyaro Audu (also known as Abdullahi Dogonyaro Mohammed) and Yahaya Ayodeji were found guilty of a 10-count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy and complicity in award of contract to the tune of N1billion (One billion naira).
    Trouble started for the duo after they a floated  companies through which they cornered contracts emanating from the Economic Reforms and Governance Project, ERGP, and Government Integrated Financial Management Information System, GIFMIS, domiciled in the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation.
    Delivering his judgment, Justice Halilu of a fedral high court in Federal capital Territory, Abuja said the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt adding that, as public servants, the convicts abused their offices.
    “I am not expected to remove or add anything before me. They (Audu and Ayodeji) took advantage of their offices and did what they did. For me, I do what my conscience and the law directs me to do”, the judge ruled.
    He thereafter found Audu guilty on counts 1 to 10 and sentenced him to seven years on each count without an option of fine. Ayodeji was found guilty on counts 1, 3, 4, 5 and 9 and also sentenced to seven years on each count.
    The sentences are to run concurrently.

    LEAVE A REPLY

    0 Comments

    CAPTCHA
    This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
    Image CAPTCHA
    Enter the characters shown in the image.
    Refresh Type the characters you see in this picture. Type the characters you see in the picture; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.  Switch to audio verification.
  • Related Posts

  • Post Comment to Facebook

  • Download the SilverbirdTV Mobile App

  • Never Miss any Video, Subscribe now!

     
  • Latest Stories

    India's Manushi Chhillar Crowned Miss World.
    Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 7:34am
    Anxiety In Anambra As State Goes To Poll
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 8:09am
    Lagos carnival
    Lagos 2017 Carnival: Govt Re-brands Festival
    Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:16pm
  •  
  • Security

    coffins
    17 November, 2017 - 13:58
    Twenty-six coffins were laid out in Salerno's Monumental Cemetery on Friday morning, watched by a military guard, local politicians,
    Train
    16 November, 2017 - 10:30
    Three people have been confirmed dead and many injured when a train derailed around Abbatoir area of Agege in Lagos This was confirmed