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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Court sentences two officials of Zamfar's Basic Education Board to fine N800K & N100K

Justice Fatima Murtala of the Federal High Court Gusau today, November 23, 2016 sentenced two officials of Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board, Gambo Lawal Tsafe and Kasimu Mohammed to a fine of N800,000 and N100,000 respectively.


The duo were convicted yesterday by the same court on two count charge of money laundering following their guilty plea.

The first convict, Gambo Lawal was sentenced to pay fine of the sum of N800, 000 (Eight Hundred Thousand Naira Only) which is equivalent to five times the amount he benefitted (One Hundred and Sixty Thousand Naira Only) while the second convict, Kasimu Mohammed was sentenced to pay fine of the sum of 100,000 which is also five times equivalent of the N20,000 (Twenty Thousand Naira Only) he benefitted. 


In addition, both convicts were ordered to refund the proceeds of their crime N160, 000 and N20, 000 respectively to the Federal Government through the EFCC.

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