EFCC Re-Arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram,’ Others For Fresh N97.4m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal office, on Monday, September 14, 2020, re-arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil, a.k.a “Mama Boko Haram” before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on three fresh separate offences of fraud to the tune of N97,400,000.00 (Ninety-Seven Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira) only.

Each of the offences contained two -count charges, making a cumulative six-count charge before the court.
Tahiru Alhaji Saidu Daura and Prince Lawal Shoyode were re-arraigned with Wakil.

They pleaded not guilty to the charges, prompting prosecution counsels, Benjamin Manji and Khalid Sanusi to ask for a trial date and prayed that the defendants be remanded in the custody of Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS).

Justice Kumaliya adjourned the matter till October 5, 6, 8, 9, 12 and 13, 2020 respectively for trial and ordered that the defendants be remanded in the custody of the NCS.

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