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ICPC DECLARES SON IN-LAW OF PRESIDENT BUHARI, OTHERS WANTED

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By Joy Isichei, Asaba

Malam Gimba Yau Kumo, a son-in-law o f President Muhammadu Buhari has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). Kumo, along with Mr. Tarry Rufus and Mr. Bola Ogunsola who perpetrated the crime with him, is declared wanted over an alleged $65 million fraud.

Azuka Ogugua, the ICPC Spokesman, in a statement on Thursday, asked anyone who had information on the whereabouts of the trio to report to the ICPC headquarters or the nearest police station.

“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),” the ICPC said.

“Anyone who has useful information on their whereabouts should report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any of the ICPC State Offices or the nearest police station.”

Kumo, who got married to Fatima, one of the President’s daughters in 2016, served as Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. He is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and hails from Gombe State.

No official reaction over the allegation has been gotten from the Presidency at the time of filing this report.

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  1. I need an explanation from the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, on what capacity is your in-law in charge of the said fund that he diverted and also how related is he to the National Housing scheme that he and his accomplices swindled the nation off.

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