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Mama Boko Haram Jailed For Seven Years Over N66m Fraud

Aisha Wakil, higher referred to as Mama Boko Haram, has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for N66 million fraud.
SapaTV stories that Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State Excessive Court docket gave the judgement, EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, mentioned this in a press release on Friday.
Recall that the Maiduguri zonal command of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) had arraigned Wakil, alongside Tahiru Daura and Prince Lawal Shoyede, on a three-count cost of conspiracy and stealing in 2019.
The defendants have been alleged to have, on September 7, 2018, induced one Ali Tijjani and his firm, AMTMAT World Ventures, to provide N51 million value of processed maize grain, often known as biski, for which they refused to pay.
In line with the EFCC, AMTMAT World Ventures processed and funded the journey of the trio to Morocco to the tune of N15 million, a price they refused to defray.
The defendants had pleaded not responsible to all the costs upon arraignment.
The EFCC had, by way of its counsel, Mukhtar Ahmed, introduced 5 witnesses and tendered a number of reveals earlier than closing its case on September 1, 2020.
Delivering judgment on Friday, Justice Kumaliya mentioned the prosecution proved its case in opposition to the defendants past an inexpensive doubt.
The decide pronounced all of the defendants responsible as charged and dominated that the sentence is to begin working on the expiration of any sentence that the courtroom had awarded the convicted individuals earlier than the judgment.
The EFCC mentioned: The decide sentenced Wakil, Daura and Shoyede to seven years imprisonment for the offence of conspiracy with out the choice of high quality, and 7 years on the rely of dishonest additionally with out the choice of high quality.
On the second rely of dishonest, the courtroom sentenced the convicts to seven years imprisonment every with out an choice of a high quality.
As well as, the courtroom ordered the defendants to pay the sum of N51m to Ali Tijjani or in default, serve fifteen years imprisonment.
As well as, the primary, second and third defendants are to every pay the sum of N3,750,000.00 (Three Million Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) to Ali Tijjani or in default, serve 5 years imprisonment every.
The sentence is to begin working on the expiration of any sentence that this courtroom or every other courtroom had awarded the convicted individuals earlier than this judgment.

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