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EFCC arraigns University lecturer for alleged N19 million fraud In Nasarawa State

EFCC arraigns a University lecturer, Moses Peter Adoga for fraud in Nasarawa State High Court, Lafia, Nasarawa State.

EFCC arraigns University lecturer for alleged N19 million fraud - lailasnews

EFCC’s Makurdi zonal office has on Friday, June 7, 2019 arraigned a University lecturer identified as Moses Peter Adoga before Justice Simon O. Aboki of the Nasarawa State High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Adoga was arraigned on a one-count charge for dishonestly converting the sum of N19,765,200 (Nineteen Million, Seven Hundred and Sixty Five Thousand Two Hundred Naira), being a Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) grant to study for a PhD, to other purposes, an offence punishable under Section 312 of Penal Code Laws.

The count charge reads:

“That you Moses Peter Adoga sometime in 2011 in Keffi within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court being entrusted with the sum of N19,765,200 (Nineteen Million Seven Hundred and Sixty Five Thousand Two Hundred Naira) from Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) paid into your United Bank for Africa account through Nasarawa State University Diamond Bank Account for the purpose of Academic staff training and development at Bangor University in the United Kingdom; did dishonestly convert same to your own use and thereby committed a criminal breach of trust contrary to section 311 and punishable under section 312 of Penal Code Laws”.

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