EFCC secures conviction of Borno LG official over N3.8m fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction of a senior local government official in Borno State for fraudulent withdrawal of a pension fund belonging to a deceased.

Justice Fadau Umar of Borno State High Court 13 sentenced one Aisata Abba Kwana, a Deputy Director of Finance in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC), to one year imprisonment on a-two count charge of ‘obtaining by false pretence’ over N3.8 million of her deceased brother.

“The convict is hereby sentenced to one year imprisonment on the two counts charge prepared against her with a fine of (N250, 000.00) two hundred and fifty thousand Naira. The years are run concurrently,” Justice Umar declared.

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