Oct 21, 2021

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Ex-Vice Chancellor of Prominent Nigerian University Sent to Prison over Alleged N260m Fraud

  • A former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Gusau, Professor Magaji Garba, was taken into custody
  • This follows the charges brought against the professor by the EFCC for the criminal offense which borders on obtaining money through false pretense and forgery
  • Professor Garba pleaded not guilty while the court opened the matter for hearing the bail until Thursday October 14th , adjourned application of his attorney

Jabi, Abuja – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, On October 12, a former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Gusau, Professor Magaji Garba, was indicted in the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi Abuja.

In a statement published on Facebook Seite said the anti-transplant agency that Professor Garba was charged with fivefold charges gt, which borders on receiving money through false pretense and forgery in the amount of 260 million N.

The professor was accused of extorting various sums of money from a building contractor, on the pretext of having awarded him an order worth N 3 billion for the fencing of the university wall.

Professor Garba pleads not guilty

Der The accused, Professor Garba, pleaded “not guilty” when the indictment was read out to him, Daily Nigerianer reports.

After his plea, the lawyer pleaded of the EFCC, Sylvanus Tahir, requested a trial and requested the defendant to be remanded. The EFCC also opposed the defendant’s attorney’s request for bail .

Professor Garba in custody

After listening to the lawyers’ arguments tte, Judge Maryam Hassan Aliyu adjourned the matter to Thursday October 14th to try the bail request. He also dismissed the custody of the defendants in custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service.

Nigerians respond

Daniel Chigbo said on Facebook:

“Nice, but when would our politicians start getting involved Providing music for the pillage of this nation’s funds and causing all these troubles? “

Sulaiman Segun Awotunde said:

” Good job on that from @EFCC . We urge you to set up your searchlight to investigate our corrupt politicians whose atrocities weigh on the future of Nigeria and the Nigerians. “

Musleem M. Wali said:

“It’s a shame indeed. Intellectual people become cheaters. May Almighty Allah save our society. “

Mubarak Rabiu commented:

” Good work! We support you in all our efforts to eradicate corruption in Nigeria. “

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