Buhari’s son-in-law, 2 others declared wanted for $65m fraud




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ABUJA – The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has declared Gimba Yau Kumo, son--law President Muhammadu Buhari wanted for alleged $65 million .

Kumo, a Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank, got married Buhari’s October 2016 Daura, Katsina State.

The commission a notice published on its website said Kumo wanted alongside Tarry Rufus and Bola Ogunsola over alleged misappropriation and dispersion of national housing .

The notice signed by the ICPC spokesperson, Mrs Azuka Ogugua.

It read, “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 in connection with issues bordering on misappropriation of National Housing and diversion of the sum of $65m.

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

Kumo’s tenure at FMBN characterised by allegations of corruption.

He and three allegedly paid themselves outrageous severance packages at the end of their tenure in October 2014.

In April, the senate on public accounts summoned Kumo to explain the alleged irregular award of N3 billion when he was at the bank. (The PUNCH)