By G9ija

Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court on Thursday convicted and sentenced one Nuhu Aliyu for fraud.

This is as the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, arraigned an alleged notorious ponzi scheme operator, Umanah Umanah, on a two-count charge bordering on forgery, obtaining by false pretense, fraud and issuance of dud cheque.

Aliyu, a staff of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC)/Nigerian Pipeline and Storage Company Ltd (NPSC) and Chairman, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), PPMC Kaduna Depot Branch, defrauded the NNPC to the tune of N1, 834,900.00 in October 2017.

He was prosecuted by the Kaduna Zonal Office of the EFCC on an amended one-count charge of criminal breach of trust and abuse of office to which he pleaded guilty.