UA-201076440-1 EFCC charges previous Nigerian representative for 'N419 million trick' >> Trustsammy


The Monetary and Monetary Wrongdoings Commission (EFCC) on Monday summoned a previous representative, Umaru Argungu, on charges of criminal misappropriation of public assets to the tune of N419million. 


Mr Argungu, who addressed Kebbi North in the sixth Senate, was summoned before the Sokoto State High Court in Sokoto. 


The counter debasement organization blamed Mr Argungu for redirecting the complete N419, 744, 612. 30 put resources into his organization by Sokoto State Government to make occupations and lift the economy of the state. 


The cash was said to have been paid by the Sokoto State Government as 40% value stake in the previous congressperson's firm Hijrah Speculation Nigeria Restricted, proprietors of Hijrah Material Ltd. 


The litigant argued not liable to the one-check charge. 


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Ex-Kebbi representative summoned for N419m trick in Sokoto 


The Monetary and Monetary Violations Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office today Walk 1, 2021 summoned Congressperson Umaru Tafida Argungu before Equity Mohammed of the Sokoto State High Court on one check charge of criminal misappropriation of public assets to the tune of N419, 744, 612. 30 (400 and Nineteen Million, 700 and 44 Thousand, 600 and Twelve Naira, Thirty Kobo). 


The previous Representative who addressed Kebbi North in the sixth Senate, is asserted to have redirected the said aggregate which was paid by the Sokoto State government as 40percent value stake in Hijrah Venture Nigeria Restricted, proprietors of Hijrah Material Ltd. 


The Sokoto State government had gone into a concurrence with the previous Representative to purchase a 40 percent stake in his organization Hijrah Speculation Nigeria Restricted to make occupations and lift the economy of the state. 


In any case, examinations uncovered a few withdrawals and moves from the said record to people not distantly associated with the goals of pivoting the organization. 


A visit to the organization guarantees by agents, showed an organization in serious condition of surrender and feebleness. 


The charge peruses: "That you Representative Umar Tafida while being the Administrator of Hijrah Materials Organization Restricted and Hijrah Venture Nigeria Restricted at some point somewhere in the range of 2016 and 2017 at Sokoto inside the ward of the Great Official courtroom Sokoto State, being depended with the complete amount of N419, 744, 612. 30 (400 and Nineteen Million, 700 and 44 Thousand, 600 and Twelve Naira, Thirty Kobo) paid by the Sokoto State government, addressing 40% venture of shareholding in your organization to support the economy of the state, deceptively misused the cash infringing upon the mode wherein such trust was to be released and consequently carried out Criminal Penetrate of Trust in opposition to Area 311 of the Reformatory Code Law CAP 89, Laws of Northern Nigeria and culpable under Segment 312 of a similar Law". 


He argued 'not liable' to the charge. 


In view of his request, the indictment counsel, S.H. Sa'ad asked the Court for a date to start preliminary while safeguard counsel, Ibrahim Abdullahi move a verbal movement for the bail of his customer. 


Equity Mohammed conceded the litigant bail in the amount of N50 million (Fifty Million Naira) and two guarantees in like aggregate. The guarantees should live and include property inside the ward of the Court. The adjudicator further decided that the litigant's worldwide visa be kept with the Court. 


The case has been dismissed till Walk 18, 2021 for initiation of preliminary.

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