Alleged fraud of $65m: ICPC declares Buhari’s son-in-law wanted

Gimba Kumo

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday declared  Gimba Yau Kumo, a son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, wanted over an alleged $65 million fraud.

Gimba Kumo, who got married to Fatima, one of the president’s daughters in 2016, was alleged to have perpetrated the crime alongside one Tarry Rufus and another Bola Ogunsola.

In a  statement released on Thursday, Azuka Ogugua, spokesperson of the anti-graft commission, said Kumo has declared wanted alongside Tarry Rufus and Bola Ogunsola over alleged misappropriation and dispersion of national housing funds.

The statement asked anyone who had information on the whereabouts of the trio to report to the ICPC headquarters or the nearest police station.

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“The persons whose pictures appear above, Mr Tarry Rufus, Mr Gimba Yau Kumo and Mr Bola Ogunsola, are hereby declared WANTED by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in connection with issues bordering on misappropriation of National Housing Funds and diversion of the sum of Sixty Five Million dollars ($65,000,000),” the ICPC said.

“Anyone who has useful information on their whereabouts should report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any of the ICPC State Offices or the nearest police station.”

Kumo, a native of Gombe state served as Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

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