Benue:Court Orders Final Forfeiture of N116m Constituency Projects Funds

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Court Orders Final Forfeiture of N116m Constituency Projects Funds

 

Justice A.R Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, 24, 2022 ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N116, 000,000 (One Hundred and Sixteen Million Naira only), alleged to be proceeds of crimes, linked to the non- execution of constituency projects awarded to Hamza Barau and Hamshakin Ventures Ltd, funded by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN on behalf of some former federal law makers.

 

Investigation by the EFCC, showed that, Hamza Barau and Hamshakin Ventures Ltd actually collected a Certificate of Job Completion issued by SWEDAN and shared the project funds with the legislators, through whom the constituency projects were allotted.

The legislators are: Hon. Herman Hembe; Hon. Benjamin Aboho, Hon. Udende Emmanuel and Hon. Orker-Jev.

 

Others are Hon. Abubarkar Mahmud Wambai and Hon. Anthony Madawatte, all former members of the House of Representatives.

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