Buhari’s son-in-law, Gimba declared wanted by ICPC over $65m ‘fraud’

Gimba Yau Kumo, son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari was on Thursday declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), over an alleged $65 million fraud.

According to a notice by its spokesman, Azuka Ogugua, the anti-graft commission, said Kumo is wanted alongside Tarry Rufus and Bola Ogunsola over alleged misappropriation and dispersion of national housing funds.

Kumo, a former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, married Fatima, the president’s daughter, in 2016 at Daura, Katsina state.

“The persons whose pictures appear above, Mr. Tarry Rufus, Mr. Gimba Yau Kumo, and Mr. Bola Ogunsola, are hereby declared WANTED by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in connection with issues bordering on misappropriation of National Housing Funds and diversion of the sum of Sixty Five Million dollars ($65,000,000),” the notice read.

“Anyone who has useful information on their whereabouts should report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any of the ICPC State Offices, or the nearest police station.”

It will be recalled that the senate committee on public accounts last month summoned Kumo to explain the alleged irregular award of N3 billion contract when he was still at the bank as Managing Director.

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