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Former Adamawa commissioner docked over N379m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a former Commissioner in Adamawa State, Sanda Lamurde, earlier than a state excessive courtroom in Yola over a N379 million fraud.

Sanda Lamurde who was Commissioner of Finance when Bala Ngilari was state governor (October 2014 to May 2015), allegedly misappropriated the funds in his care on the time as Chairman, Committee on Internally Displaced Persons Welfare.

The EFCC took him earlier than the State High Court on a 21-count cost of legal breach of belief, forgery and utilizing faux paperwork.

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He is charged with having diverted N379,500,000 meant to purchase meals objects for IDPs within the state.

Entertaining the case, the presiding decide, Justice Nathan Musa adjourned the matter April 16, for graduation of listening to.

He granted the accused bail within the sum of N20 million and one surety who should be a everlasting secretary within the state civil service.


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