Nigerian Law School accountant docked for alleged fraud

The chief accountant of the Nigerian Law School in Kano allegedly defrauded the school of over N24 million.


The Independent Corrupt Practises and other Related Offence Commission, ICPC, on Tuesday arraigned the Head of Accounts, Nigerian Law School, Kano, Mohammed Musa, before a Kano Federal High Court over fraud and forgery.

In a statement, the Media Consultant to ICPC, Folu Olamiti, said Mr. Musa was alleged to have defrauded the Law School of over N24 million.

The accused, Mr. Olamiti said, forged Unity Bank cheque leaves of the school and withdrew over N24 million between June and August, 2011.

The judge granted the accused bailed on the plea of the defence counsel.

The bail conditions include N100 million and two sureties in like sum who must be civil servants on Grade Level 14.

The case was adjourned to October 30 for commencement of hearing.


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