N2b Fraud Trail: Ex-Niger State Govt House Accountant Narrates How Security Vote Was Disbursed on Nasko’s Instruction


The trial of former Niger State governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu and two others; Tanko Beji and Umar Nasko before Justice Mikail Aliyu of the Niger state High Court, Minna continued today, December 1, 2021 with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, presenting two more witnesses.

The defendants are being prosecuted for alleged criminal breach of trust and diversion of Two Billion Naira Ecological Fund.

The tenth prosecuting witness, PW10, Hamisu Musa Jankaro, erstwhile Chief Accountant and later, Permanent Secretary, Government House between 2010-2016, told the court that he was instructed by the then Chief of Staff to the Niger State Government, Umar Nasko to disbursed N10 million
per withdrawal from January 2011 to December 2011, to the Second Defendant Tanko Beji, the then Director General of the Niger State PDP Campaign Organization, or his nominees who are in charge of Senatorial Districts A, B and C.


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