Thursday, 23 May 2024.

Top 5 This Week

Related News

Court convicts 31 over abuse of naira

A court sitting in Kano, Kano, has convicted 31 persons over the abuse of naira.

The conviction, CONVERSEER gathered was secured by the Kano Zonal Directorate of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in an unprecedented display of regulatory enforcement.

According to sources, the 31 individuals were involved in illegal currency trading and the abuse of the Naira currency.

“Between March and May 2024, the Special Task Force instituted by the Executive Chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ola Olukoyede cracked illegal dealing and mishandling of Nigeria’s currency and got 31 offenders jailed,” the source said.

READ ALSO: MOSOP condemns misrepresentation of Ogoni people at the Presidency

The convicts include Munkaila Sani, Mohammed Sani, Muhammad Tijjani, Abubakar Yakubu Garba, Umar Mohammed, Sadiq Ahmad, Amiru Ibrahim, Usman Mahmoud Aminu, Auwal Sharubutu, Abubakar Usman, Salisu Idris, Zarahdeen Sale, Yahaya Isa, Michael Oladipupo, and Rose Mabe Akogu.

Others are Salako Gboyega, Muktari Haruna, Ibor Ibn Mohd, Onuche Attai, Ibitoye Olanrewaju, Matthew James, Isah Ahmad, Abdullahi Isah Musa, Sagir Musa, Murtala Gambo, Abdulrahman Hassan, Nazifi Musa Isah, Usman Muhd Muhd, Najeeb Abalan, Dickson Egbuka and Habib Abba.

The convicts were arrested at various locations in Kano such as Wapa BDC Market, Grand Central Hotel and Lagos Street adjacent to Central Bank of Nigeria.

Mo Isa
Mo Isa
Mo Isa is writer whose pen only curate the latest news within your neighbourhood.

Latest News