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Mama Boko Haram sentenced to five years imprisonment over N71.4m fraud



Aisha Wakil, popularly often called ‘Mama Boko Haram’ has been to 5 years imprisonment by a Borno excessive court docket over fraud.


Mama Boko Haram was re-arraigned alongside Tahiru Daura and Prince Shoyode, in September 2020 by the Maiduguri zonal command of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), on a two-count cost of conspiracy and acquiring cash by false pretence to the tune of N71,400,000.


Rely considered one of cost towards them learn; 


“That you just, Aisha Alkali Wakil, Tahiru Saidu Daura and Prince Lawal Shoyode, while being chief government officer, programme supervisor and nation director respectively of Full Care and Assist Basis (a non-governmental organisation), someday within the yr 2018 at Maiduguri, Borno state, throughout the jurisdiction of this honourable court docket with intent to defraud, induced one Saleh Ahmed Stated of Shuad Common Enterprises Ltd to ship to you 3,000 luggage of beans value N71,400,000  underneath the false pretence of executing a contract for the provision of similar, which you made the stated Saleh Ahmed Stated to imagine that you simply had the capability to pay all the contract sum upon execution, which you knew to be false and also you thereby dedicated an offence, opposite to and punishable underneath Sections 1(1) (b) and 1(3) of the Advance Charge Fraud and Different Fraud Associated Offences Act, 2006.”


After they pleaded not responsible to the costs, the prosecuting counsel, Mukhtar Ahmed, introduced 4 witnesses and tendered a number of paperwork which have been admitted as reveals.


Justice Aisha Kumaliya who delivered judgement on the case on Tuesday June 14, stated the prosecution proved the case towards the defendant past cheap doubt.


The choose sentenced the defendants to 5 years imprisonment with out an possibility of high quality. The convicts have been additionally ordered to pay the sum of N30,500,000 as compensation to the sufferer.


Ought to they default in paying the high quality, the choose stated the convicts would serve an extra 10-year jail time period.

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