Former Chairman, Governing Council of Kwara State Polytechnic sentenced to 12 years in prison with hard labour for collecting and giving bribe

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Former Chairman, Governing Council of Kwara State Polytechnic sentenced to 12 years in prison with hard labour for collecting and giving bribe

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has secured 12 years jail term for both Dr. Saad Alanamu, a former Chairman of the Governing Council of Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, and Salman Sulaiman, the Chief Executive Director of Namylas Nig. Ltd, for collecting and giving a bribe respectively.

 

The convicts had earlier been arraigned before Honourable Justice Mahmud Abdulgafar of Kwara State High Court 9 sitting in Ilorin on an 8-count charge for bribery.

 

The offences contravened sections 8 (1) (a), 9 (1) (a), 10 (a) (i), 18 (b), 19 and 22 (1) (a) (i) and punishable under sections 8 (1) (a) (ii), 9 (1) (b), 10 (a) (ii), 18 (d), 19, and 22 (6) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000 respectively. They had pleaded not guilty to all the charges brought against them.

 

Dr. Alanamu who was nominated into the Board of ICPC in 2017 but was later dropped on an allegation of corruption which the Commission was…



Linda Ikeji