Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja today, convicted and sentenced former directors of the Rural Electricity Agency, REA, to various jail terms for their culpability In the N5.2bn scam. The convicts include Engr. Samuel Ibi, former managing director, REA; Dr. Abdullahi Aliyu, former permanent secretary of the ministry of power; Simon Kirdi Nanle, an Accountant in REA; Engr. Kayode Orekoya, Director of Projects; Abdusamad Garba Hahun, Assistant Director and Kayode Oyedeji, Head of Legal Department.
As the country steadily move towards 2019 general elections, the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has called on Nigerians to rise up to their responsibilities by making the right choice of leaders in order to move the nation forward.
In appreciation of his uncommon exploits in the fight against corruption, Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was on Thursday, February 8, 2018 honoured by the Chartered Institute of Operations Management of Nigeria, CIOMN, as “Operations Management Man of the Year for Anti-corruption and Transparency".