Mama Boko Haram, two others jailed

A High Court in Maiduguri has sentenced one Aisha Wakil, popularly known as Mama Boko Haram to five years in prison for N71.4 million fraud.

Barrister Wakil was sentenced alongside two others including Tahiru Saidu Faura, and Prince Lawal Shoyode.

The conviction was secured by the Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC on Tuesday 14, June 2022 at the High Court Sitting in Maiduguri.

The presiding Judge Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri sentenced  the defendants to five years imprisonment without option of fine.

While the defendants pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the charges,  the prosecution counsel, Mukhtar Ali Ahmed during the course of the trial presented four witnesses and tendered several documents which were admitted

In her judgment, Justice Kumaliya said  the prosecution had proved his case against the defendant’s  and consequently pronounced them guilty as charged.





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