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Court Jails Accountant ‘21-year For Stealing N26.1m Meant For Pensioners

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has on Friday disclosed the sentencing of a former accountant to 21 years imprisonment.

The anti-graft agency made this known on their verified Twitter handle.

The accountant Garba Abdullahi Tahir was prosecuted for stealing N26.1Million meant for pensioners.

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The former accountant of pension was sentenced on the 3rd of March, 2023 in Abuja Hight Court on a seven count amended charge that bordered on money laundering.

The statement read, “A former Accountant, Pensions Account, Office of the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation, Garba Abdullahi Tahir, also known as Tahir Garba was on Friday, March 3, 2023, convicted and sentenced to 21 years imprisonment for stealing N26.1 million meant for pensioners.

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“Abdullahi was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission at a Federal High Court, Abuja on a seven-count amended charge that bordered on money laundering.”



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