Boko HaramMama Boko Haram Jail Five Years Over N66m Fraud

Borno State High Court, on Friday, sentenced Aisha Wakil, popularly known as Mama Boko Haram, and her co-defendants to five years jail terms each.

Justice Aisha Kumaliya of Borno State High Court found Mama Boko Haram, alongside Tahiru Daura and Prince Lawal Shoyede, guilty of a three-count of conspiracy and stealing to the tune of N66m.

According to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Maiduguri Zonal Command that the convicts on September 7, 2018, while serving as promoters and managers of a non-governmental organization, Complete Care and Aids Foundation, induced one Ali Tijjani, and his company, AMTMAT Global Ventures to supply N51 Million worth of processed maize grain also known as “bi-ski” for which they refused to pay.

According to the anti-graft agency, AMTMAT Global Ventures processed and funded the trip of the trio to Morocco to the tune of N15 Million, a cost they refused to pay.

The EFCC explained that it secured the conviction and sentencing of the convicts on Friday.

Hassan Umar Shallpella (Regional Correspondent)
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