EFCC Arraigns Vice Chancellor for N260m Fraud


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The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a former Vice-Chancellor of Federal University Gusau, Professor Magaji Garba on a five-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and forgery.

The anti-graft agency arraigned the don before Justice Maryam Hassan Aliyu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi, Abuja.

He allegedly extorted various sums from a contractor on the pretext of awarding him a N3billion contract for the perimeter wall fencing of the University.

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The offence is contrary to section 1 (1) (a) and punishable under section 1 (3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006.



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