A man identified as, Mohammed Baba Isah, has been sentenced to six years imprisonment in Yobe state over fraud.
Justice Ibrahim Wakil Jauro of the Yobe State High Court, sitting in Damaturu, the manager in Damaturu-based MBC Synergy Limited to jail over N16 million fraud.
Mohammed Baba Isah faced a three-count charge preferred against him by the Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for offences that border on criminal misappropriation and forgery to the tune of over N16 million (Sixteen Million Naira) only.
His road to jail began on January 18, 2018 when a complainant brought allegations of criminal misappropriation, parade of counterfeit documents, including secondary school result and possession of forged stamp belonging to some banks against him to the Commission.
Investigations by the EFCC revealed that the complainant invested the sum of N25million in MBC Synergy Limited, where Isah worked as manager for the purpose of doing telecommunications business, which the convict dishonestly misappropriated the sum of N16,463, 052 (Sixteen million, Four Hundred and Sixty Three Thousand Fifty Two Naira), out of the sum.
Mohammed Baba Isah had pleaded guilty to all the counts on February 13, 2019, when he was arraigned and was convicted by the judge.