ICPC Arraigns Fagge Local Government  council chairman



By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Nigeria’s anti graft agency, Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC has arraigned  the  executive  chairman of  Fagge  local government, Ibrahim Muhammad Abdullahi before a Kano High court to respond to four count allegations  bordering on   financial misappropriation .

The prosecution led by Ibrahim Garba told the court that  the defendant, in March 2018  used his public  office to confer  advantage  upon another public officer, “ you paid  N680,200,00 to Abdullahi Adamu  between 10th -20th March 2018.

The prosecution further alleged that the amount paid  as percentage was “  in excess of 3 to 5 percent.”

The second count charge  stated that the local council chairman   , in  June 2018  had further authorized the payment of N733,000 in excess of 3 to 5 percent to a public officer.

Further the court heard that the defendant in April 2018 had paid, one Abdullahi Adamu the sum of  N399,000,00 in excess of  3 to 5 percent.

Counsel to the prosecution told the court that, Ibrahim Muhammad  Abdullahi acted contrary to the provisions of section 19 of the  Corrupt Practices and Other related Offences,  Act 2000.


The defendant denied the allegations filed against him before the court.

The defense counsel,  Ibrahim Aliyu Nassarawa made an application for the court to admit the local government chairman into bail.

The court granted the request, it admitted the defendant into bail , on self recognizance, in the sum of  N500,000,00.

The case is adjourned to  January 17th, 2022, for hearing.

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