EFCC arrests councillor for N11m fraud in Kaduna

 
Tue Oct 29th, 2019 - Kaduna
 

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a councillor representing Kakuri Hausa, Ward, Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna State, Hon Theophilus Madami for offences bordering on alleged criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of funds to the tune of Eleven Million Eighty Thousand Naira.

The suspect according to EFCC, allegedly approached one, Ibrahim Ringim Haruna, Chief Executive Officer of Pyramid Supplied Services Limited, a distributor of pasta products, with claims that his council needed pasta products for distribution to its citizens.

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Consequently, the company, sometime in November 2018, supplied products worth sixteen million, eighty thousand naira only (N16, 080,000) to the suspect who paid a deposit of N5m, leaving a balance of N11.080,000.00.

After delivery of the goods, he diverted the proceeds for his personal use and refused to pay the balance as agreed.

Vanguard News Nigeria.

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source: Vanguard