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Pair to appear in Abuja for World Bank fraud

26 May 2015, 08:00Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - Two staff of the office of the Accountant General of the Federation implicated in a N1 billion World Bank Government Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) fraud are to be arraigned in court today.

Yahaya Yusuf Ayodeji and Mohammed Dogon Yaro Audu are scheduled to appear before a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Jabi, Abuja.

According to facts emanating from the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the duo allegedly took advantage of their offices by using the payment platform to award contracts to their companies and those of their cronies.

Also Read: EFCC arraigns three for subsidy fraud

The World Bank GIFMIS Project is warehoused in the OAGF.

The companies that were discovered to belong to them and their alleged friends include N&U Resourceful Worldwide Limited, Q-Bridgers Worldwide Synergy Limited, A&Y Quest Company Limited and Kolapo and Sons Company Limited.

Ayodeji is Head of the World Bank’s GIFMIS Project, while Dogon Yaro Audu is Project Procurement Officer.

- CAJ News


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