Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Ex-Adamawa Finance Commissioner Arraigned for N379m Fraud, Gov’s. Chief Protocol for N8.1m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal office has arraigned one Sanda Jonathan Lamurde before Justice Nathan Musa of the Adamawa State High Court on a 21-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust, forgery and using fake documents as genuine.
The former Adamawa Commissioner of Finance who also served as Chairman, Committee on Internally Displaced Person's Welfare during the tenure of Bala Ngilari is alleged to have diverted about N379, 500, 000 (Three Hundred and Seventy-Nine Million Five Hundred Thousand Naira) meant for the purchase of food items for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in Adamawa.
He is also alleged to have forged cash/credit invoice of AIG Enterprises to raise payment vouchers of fictitious contracts and converted the funds to his own personal use.

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