Suspects

Just as the dictum goes: every day for the thief, one day for the owner has played out as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) will tomorrow, Thursday, May 7, 2015, arraign two senior officials of the Ministry of the Federal Capital Territory over land scam.

The suspects are Muhammed Yau Gital, former Chief of Staff to the Federal Capital Territory Minister, Bala Mohammed and Sani Abba, Deputy Director, Mass Housing at the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA.

The duo will be docked before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi for offences bordering on criminal breach of trust, obtaining by false pretense and abuse of office.

According to the Head, Media & Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren said that Gital and Abba allegedly conspired and defrauded one Chief  Duru  Mike Ejiogu, managing director of Visioni and Strauss Nigeria Limited to the tune of N60m (sixty million naira) on the pretext that the said sum would be used to facilitate the change of Land Use in respect of Plot No: 523, Cadastral Zone BOO Kukwaba District from Passive Recreation to Residential.

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