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ICPC arraigns Ex-NIS officer over certificate fraud

Imam Aminu, a retired Chief Superintendent of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has been prosecuted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), over alleged forgery of academic certificates.

In a four-count charge brought before Honourable Justice A.O. Abong of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 18, sitting in Gwagwalada, Abuja, the commission averred that the accused person had forged a National Diploma Certificate in Public Administration from the Kaduna State Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from the University of Calabar. He pleaded not guilty to the four-count charge.

The commission in Charge No: CR/821/2021 told the court that the former Immigration Officer’s action was contrary to Section 364 of the Penal Code, and if he is found guilty, he shall be liable to a prison term of not less than 14 years.

The prosecution Court subsequently consented to Mr Aminu bail in the sum of N500,000.00 and a surety in like sum who must reside within the jurisdiction of the court. He was also sanctioned to deposit his travel documents at the court’s registry.

The case has been adjourned to the 9th of November 2021 for commencement of trial.

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Aminu ICPC Independent Corrupt Practices Justice A.O. NIS


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