Family business disrupted as money doubling father and son get jailed in #Sokoto. After politicians, police head and other money laundering Nigerians were allowed to go Scott free, living their best life with the money they have gotten from the pocket of the National treasure, the EFCC is now jailing a father and son who are famous for their money doubling ways in Sokoto town.
According LIB, the sitting Justice Mohammed Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court has convicted and sentenced the father and son, Yakubu Ibrahim and Ibrahim Yakubu to 10 years’ imprisonment each on a one-count charge for fraudulent deception and obtaining the sum of over N5 million by false pretence.
A statement by the spokesperson of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said the duo had with intent to defraud, represented themselves to the petitioners as possessing the power of doubling money through the invocation of “juju” and collected N5, 612, 000.00 from them.
According to the statement, the offence is contrary to Section 310 of the Sokoto State Penal Law 2019 and punishable under Section 311 of the same Law.The defendants pleaded guilty to the charge.Prosecution counsel, S.H Sa’ad prayed the court to convict and sentence them appropriately.Justice Sifawa convicted the defendants and sentenced them to 10 years’ imprisonment each.
They were also ordered to restitute their victims in the sum of N5, 612, 000. 00 through the EFCC.The Judge further directed that the exhibits used by the convicts in the commission of the offence be destroyed by the EFCC.
It is all impressive how swiftly the matter was concluded about these hustling men, but not one politician’s theft in Billions of local and foreign currencies, has gotten this sort of complete transparency in bringing them to book in the name of justice. It is safe to say that in this country call Nigeria, politicians are very much above the law.