Alleged diversion of Boko Haram victims’ food: 5 men remanded in Kuje prison


By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor

For diverting 65 out of the 249 trucks of maize bought by the Federal Government for onward delivery to the victims of Boko Haram attacks in the Northeast, four men were today sent to the Kuje Prison on the orders of the Federal Capital Territory High Court.

Pictures of the suspects who diverted Boko Haram food as given by EFCC on Friday

The five men-Adamu Ado Bomboy, Sadiq Abubakar Tijjani, Abban Thomas, Umar Idris, Rabiu Haruna and Elephant Group Ideas Nigeria Limited, were dragged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice A. B. Mohammed and slammed with a 4-count charge of criminal conspiracy and illegal diversion of food meant for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs.

According to EFCC, Bomboy and his co-accused were sometime in May 2016 entrusted with 249 trucks of maize belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria…

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