Buhari’s son-in-law declared wanted by ICPC over $65m fraud

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The anti-corruption agency, Independent Corrupt Practices & Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has declared Buhari’s son-in-law, Gimba Yau Kumo wanted.

According to the notice posted on the
anti-corruption agency’s website, said Yau Gimba Kumo is wanted, alongside Mr. Tarry Rufus and Mr. Bola Ogunsola, “in connection with issues bordering on misappropriation of National Housing Funds and diversion” of $65 million.”

Mr. Tarry Rufus , Mr Gimba Tau Kumo and Mr. Bola Ogunsola,

Mr. Kumo, who reportedly married Fatima Buhari in 2016, in a wedding ceremony that took place in the President’s hometown of Daura, was a former Managing Director of Mortgage Bank.

Present at the wedding were the then Governors of Gombe, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his counterpart from Bauchi, Muhammad Abubakar.

According to the report, the contract was awarded in four phases and was overpaid to the tune of N3,045,391,531.97.

ICPC urged members of the public to provide information about the whereabouts of Buhari’s son-in-law and the wanted persons.

“Anyone who has useful information on their whereabouts should report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any of the ICPC State Offices or the nearest police station, or call ICPC toll-free lines: 0803-123-0280, 0803-123-0281, 0803-123-0282, 0705-699-0190, 0705-699-0191 and 0800-CALL-ICPC (0800-2255-4272) or send an email to [email protected],” the notice signed by ICPC spokesman, Azuka Ogugua, said.

President Buhari was elected in 2015 after campaigning to fight corruption in Nigeria, among other promises.

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