Gombe Civil Servant Bags One Year Jail Term For Forgery

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    By AUSTIN OWOICHO, Abuja

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday secured the conviction of one Muhammad Nasir of Ministry of Housing and Transport, Gombe State before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court.

    According to an EFCC statement, he was convicted on one count charge of personation for using the name of one Abdullahi Ibrahim to obtain a One Hundred and Twenty One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Ninety Nine Naira (N121, 999.00) loan without the knowledge of the said Abdullahi, and diverting the proceeds to his use.

    The convict sometime in August, 2011 accessed the secret files at the Ministry of Housing and Transport’s registry and obtained copies of Abdullahi’s pay slips which he used to apply for the loan from Gombe State Civil Service Union.

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