Pastor jailed one year for N60,000 fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi zonal office, on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, secured the conviction of one Moses Abah Ijiga before the Federal High Court, sitting in Makurdi, Benue State.

Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon found him guilty and sentenced him to one year imprisonment.

Pastor Moses, who bagged one year imprisonment, was arraigned on amended one-count charge bordering on fraudulent impersonation.

In related news, a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, October 17,  sentenced one Joseph Oyediran to one year imprisonment for cheating and impersonation.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ) had arraigned the convict indicted by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in the United States of America for cheating and impersonation.

Justice Mahmud Abdulgafar, who sentenced the convict, said that pieces of evidences presented before the court by the EFCC were overwhelming and uncontroverted.



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