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President Buhari’s son-in-law, Gimba Yau Kumo, declared wanted by ICPC

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC)  has declared President Buhari son in law, Gimba Kumo wanted over alleged fraud.

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Kumo along with two others are been accused of misappropriation of $65 million National Housing Funds.

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Kumo, was the former Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.

He alongside Tarry Rufus and Bola Ogunsola have been proclaimed wanted by the ICPC. A notice which was signed by it’s spokesperson Azuka Ogugua urged the public to provide information about their whereabouts.

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The statement reads:

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

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Anyone who has useful information in there whereabouts should report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any if the ICPC State Offices or the nearest police station”.

The Senate Committee on Public Accounts had earlier summoned Mr Kumo in April to explain the irregular award if 3 billion contract when he was still a Bank Manager.

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The committee issued the summon following query raised in a 2915 – 2918 report by the Office of the Auditor – General of the Federation (AuGF) against the FMBN.

According to report, the contract was awarded in 4 phases ans was overpaid to the tune of N3,045,391,531.97.

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Kumo is married to President Buhari’s daughter Fatima. The wedding was held in 2016 at Buhari’s hometown in Daura, Katsina State.

 

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