- Imam Aminu has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission
- The retired chief superintendent of Nigeria Immigration Service was accused of academic certificates forgeries
- He allegedly used the forged certificates to enlist into the NIS as well as advance his career to the rank of a chief superintendent
It seems the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), is not ready to let go o any criminal act in Nigeria.
This follow the arraignment of a retired Chief Superintendent of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Imam Aminu, Premium Times.
He was arraigned by the commission over alleged forgery of academic certificates.
He was accused of forging 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.
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He was also accused of using the forged certificates to enlist into the NIS as well as advance his career to the rank of a chief superintendent, Channels TV added.
He however pleaded not guilty to all four counts.
Meanwhile, the trial court granted Mr. Aminu bail in the sum of N500,000 and a surety in like sum.
The case has been adjourned to the 9th of November 2021 for commencement of trial.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng ad reported that Abdualzeez Ganduje reported his mum to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Abdulazeez is the eldest son of Kano governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje and his mum, Hajia Hafsat, is the first lady of the state.
According to the report, the wife of the governor shunned an invitation extended to her by the EFCC, to report for questioning, last week, after Abdulazeez filed a complaint. The governor's son is said to have complained over a bribery and land fraud case against his mother.
ICPC wars against political corruption in the polity
Meanwhile, ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has declared that political corruption is punishable under the electoral act.
This was stated by the ICPC chairman, Professor Bolaji Owasonye, SAN who was represented by Mohammed Ashiru Baba; director, public enlightenment and education, ICPC at a town hall meeting recently in Abuja.
The theme of the event attended by a Legit.ng reporter, was Building Community Resilience Against Electoral Corruption to Promote Good Governance.