- Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab is serving multiple life sentences for attempting to set off a bomb in his underwear on a plane on Christmas Day in 2009
- Recently, his billionaire father, Abdul Mutallab has expressed hope that he would see his son again in his lifetime
- Farouk's father made this disclosure during an interview while responding to questions regarding him keeping in touch with his son
Nigerian businessman and financier, Alhaji Umaru Abdul Mutallab, the 81-year-old father of Farouk Abdul Mutallab, who is serving a life sentence in a US prison for terrorism, says he hopes to see his son again in his lifetime.
Vanguard reports that the billionaire disclose this in an interview on Wednesday, January 5.
Umaru Abdul Mutallab noted that he keeps in touch with his son, adding that sometimes he speaks with him twice or thrice a month.
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“We cannot phone him. He’s the one who can phone us and we do speak.
“Maybe one day… maybe in my lifetime we would see him back.
“But it is a situation whereby he has three life sentences, plus 40 years. It is a lot.
“But only Almighty Allah will bring us into a situation of seeing him in this world, with his siblings here in Nigeria.”
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The report said that Invictus Obi will be released from the Federal Correctional Institution in Oakdale in the next seven years.
It was gathered that the FCI, Oakdale located in Allen, Western Louisiana is a facility that houses a population of 1,083 male inmates.
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Invictus Obi accused of masterminding global fraud
Invictus Obi, a Nigerian national accused of masterminding a global fraud scheme was on Tuesday, February 16 sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Okeke was punished for his involvement in a computer-based intrusion fraud scheme that caused approximately $11 million in known losses to his victims.
A court in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, on Tuesday, February 16, jailed Nigerian scammer 10-years for a computer-based fraud scheme that caused approximately $11 million in known losses to his victims.