EFCC rearrests pension thief, Yusuf

Posted by News Express | 22 June 2020 | 854 times

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•Pension thief, John Yakubu Yusuf

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has rearrested a pension thief and former top civil servant, John Yakubu Yusuf, THISDAY has learnt

The antigraft commission has also obtained a remand order to enable him serve his six years imprisonment in Kuje prison as directed by the Court of Appeal in Abuja.

The EFCC had on March 21, 2018, secured a “re-conviction” of Yusuf for six years while the appellate court also ordered him to pay a fine of N22.9 billion.

But due to the verdict of Justice Talba of the FCT High Court , which gave him light sentence and set him free, Yusuf had been at large until he was rearrested in Gombe. (THISDAY)

Source: News Express

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