The Federal High Court in Yola, Adamawa State, has sentenced Ibrahim Buba Gayius, the former local government chairman and chief accounting officer of Hong local government council, to a total of 70 years in prison for fraud.
He was sentenced when he appeared before Justice Aliyu on charges bordering on conspiracy, embezzlement and diversion of public funds, fraud and abuse of office to the tune of N41,1 million.
Gayius was earlier arraigned on March 2015 before Justice Aliyu, for alleged collection of N50 million agriculture loan on behalf of the members of the staff of the council but instead, he gave out less than N10 million and diverted the remaining amount for his personal use.
Aliyu, after consideration of the weight of the offence convicted and sentenced the convict to seven years imprisonment on each of the ten count charge and the sentence to run concurrently.
He must pay back N38,42 million to the Hong local government council.Do you ever witness news, videos, articles, or photos that you believe it's good and rich for our blog?, or do you have a true life story that you would want us to feature on our blog; Adamawa Celebrities News? Kindly submit your stories, pictures, and videos to us now via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or WhatsApp: 08051600130Connect on Social Media: @adamawacelebrities