August 19, 2022


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EFCC Arraigns Five For Diversion Of 65 Trucks Of Maize For IDPs

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned Adamu Ado Bomboy, Sadiq Abubakar Tijjani, Abban Thomas, Umar Idris, Rabiu Haruna, and Elephant Group Ideas Nigeria Limited, before Justice A. B. Mohammed of the Federal Capital Territory High Court Abuja, on a 4-count charge of criminal conspiracy and illegal diversion of food meant for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs.
Sometime in May 2016, Bomboy and his co-accused were allegedly entrusted with 249 trucks of maize belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria meant for delivery to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the North Eastern States of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe, Bauchi, and Taraba.
The defendants were discovered to have dishonestly converted 65 of the said trucks of maize to personal use. The offence contravenes Section 311 and punishable under Section 312 of the Penal Code Act Chapter 532 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (Abuja).


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