Buhari’s son-in-law wanted by ICPC declares over alleged $65 million fraud

The suspect, who married President Buhari’s daughter in 2016, was declared wanted by the ICPC alongside two others.

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Gimba Kumo, a son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, and two others wanted over alleged misappropriation of $65 million National Housing Funds.

Mr Kumo, a former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, had in 2016 married Fatima, the president’s daughter, in Daura, Katsina State.

The ICPC in its list of wanted persons declared Mr Kumo wanted alongside Tarry Rufus and Bola Ogunsola over the alleged fraud.

In the notice signed by its spokesperson Azuka Ogugua, the ICPC urged the public to provide information about the whereabouts of the wanted persons.

READ ALSO: Billionaire realtor, Olu Okeowo says the only thing South West has produced are area boys and fake pastors

“The persons whose pictures appear above, Mr Tarry Rufus, Mr Gimba Yau Kumo and Mr. Bola Ogunsola, are hereby declared WANTED by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in connection with issues bordering on misappropriation of National Housing Funds and diversion of the sum of Sixty Five Million dollars ($65,000,000).

 

“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 info@icpc.gov.ng,” the notice read.

Senate summons
The senate committee on public accounts had in April summoned Mr Kumo to explain the alleged irregular award of N3 billion contract when he was still at the bank.

The committee issued the summons following a query raised in a 2015-2018 report by the office of the auditor-general of the federation (AuGF) against the FMBN.

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

NAIJAXTREME, MD, USA

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Next Post

Prince Harry Says He Moved His Family to the US to 'Break the Cycle of Pain

Fri May 14 , 2021
Prince Harry recently revealed that he moved his family to the US to break the cycle of pain that runs in his family – According to Harry, he does not want to make the same mistakes his dad made while they were growing up – Harry also said that it […]
Prince Harry Says He Moved His Family to the US to 'Break the Cycle of Pain

Looking For More?