President Buhari’s Son In Law Declared Wanted By ICPC Over Alleged Fraud
Mr. Gimba Kumo, a son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, and two others have been declared wanted by The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC),over alleged misappropriation of $65 million National Housing Funds.
The ICPC in a notice signed by its spokesperson Azuka Ogugua, urged the public to provide useful information about the whereabouts of Mr Kumo alongside Tarry Rufus and Bola Ogunsola over alleged fraud.
“The persons whose pictures appear above, Mr Tarry Rufus, Mr Gimba Yau Kumo and Mr. Bola Ogunsola, are hereby declared WANTED by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in connection with issues bordering on misappropriation of National Housing Funds and diversion of the sum of Sixty Five Million dollars ($65,000,000).
“Anyone who has useful information on their whereabouts should report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any of the ICPC State Offices or the nearest police station, or call ICPC toll-free lines: 0803-123-0280, 0803-123-0281, 0803-123-0282, 0705-699-0190, 0705-699-0191 and 0800-CALL-ICPC (0800-2255-4272) or send an email to [email protected],” the notice read.
Mr Kumo, a former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, had earlier in April been summoned by the senate committee on public accounts to explain the alleged irregular award of N3 billion contract when he was still at the bank.
He had in 2016 married Fatima, the president’s daughter, in Daura, Katsina State.