- Borno resident Aisha Wakil was sentenced to prison by Borno State Superior Court Judge Aisha Kumaliya
- Wakil is popularly known as Mama Boko referred to as Haram was convicted of N71.4 million in fraud charges.
- Judge Kumaliya’s ruling said Mama Boko and two others were charged with two counts of Haram found guilty against her
A Borno state high court has sentenced Aisha Alkali Wakil, commonly known as Mama Boko Haram, to prison .
< p class="align-left">PM News reports that Mama Boko Haram has been sentenced to five years in prison with no option to fine on fraud charges.
Judgment on In the matter in court, Judge Aisha Kumaliya sentenced Mama Boko Haram along with Tahiru Saidu Daura and Pr inz Lawal Shoyode.
The trio were convicted following their indictment by the Maiduguri Zonal Commander of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
According to the cable, they were charged in court on two counts bordering on conspiracy and obtaining funds through false pretenses N71,400,000.
Mama Boko Haram’s crimes
The convicts were accused of running an NGO called the Complete Care and Aid Foundation approaching Saleh Ahmed Said of Shuad General Enterprises Ltd to sell 3,000 sacks of beans worth N71,400,000 under false pretenses to deliver to enter into a supply agreement.
In the foundation, Mama Boko Haram serves as CEO while Daura and Shoyode served as program manager and country director.
In her estimation, Kumaliya said that the Verur have committed an offense in violation of Sections and punishable under Sections 1(1)(b) and 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offenses Act, 2006.
Although they pleaded not guilty to the charges, prosecutor Ali Ahmed produced four witnesses and presented several documents which the court accepted as evidence.
After he Having proved his case against the accused, the court found them guilty and sentenced them to five years imprisonment with no option for a fine.
Judge Kumaliya ordered the convicts to pay the sum by N30, 500,000 in compensation for their victims.
If they fail to do so, they will face an additional ten-year prison sentence.
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Sol Nigerian Army data working in the 26th Task Force Brigade in Borno on Tuesday June 14 intercepted Mary Ngoshe and her son.
The woman became found in the Ngoshe area of the state when troops were on patrol.
According to the Nigerian Army, Ngoshe is believed to be one of the abducted girls from GGSS Chibok in 2014. Police said that more exploits will continue.
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General Irabor urged d However, we urge Nigerians to help other countries with the information needed to crush these terrorists.