October 20, 2017 – Nigerian Accountant General Who Awarded Contract To Self Sentenced To 70 Years Imprisonment For N1.6Billion Fraud
Alhaji Mohammed Dakingari, Kebbi State Accountant-General has been sentenced to 70 years imprisonment for fraud.
Dakingari who was initially arrested and detained by the EFCC in Abuja in 2013 for using a company registered to his name, Beal Construction Nigeria Limited to award fraudulent contracts to himself has been found guilty of N1.6billion fraud.
The former Accountant General was sentenced to 70 years behind bars in a court ruling today.
The Kebbi State High Court had earlier discharged and acquitted him but the court of Appeal today overruled it and upheld the EFCC appeal.