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.
“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.