President Muhammadu Buhari son-in-law wanted ICPC over $65 million fraud allegation

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Thursday, May 13, declared Gimba Yau Kumo, the son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, and two others wanted over $65 million fraud.

Kumo, a former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, married one of President Buhari’s daughters, Fatima, in 2016 at Daura, Katsina state.

The anti-corrupt agency has on its official site, published on Thursday, announced that Kumo, alongside two other suspects, Tarry Rufus, and Bola Ogunsola, were allegedly involved in the diversion of national housing funds to the tune of $65,000,000.

The president’s son-in-law was declared wanted by the ICPC
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In the notice, the spokesman of the ICPC, Azuka Ogugua said:

“The persons whose pictures appear above, Mr. Tarry Rufus, Mr. Gimba Yau Kumo, and Mr. Bola Ogunsola, are hereby declared WANTED by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in connection with issues bordering on misappropriation of National Housing Funds and diversion of the sum of Sixty Five Million dollars ($65,000,000).”

Ogugua appealed to anyone with useful information on their whereabouts to report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any of its state offices, or the nearest police station. They can also call the agency on its toll-free lines or send an email to info@icpc.gov.ng.

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