May 24, 2018

Ex-Naval chief bought N600m property in company’s name – EFCC

Ex-Naval chief bought N600m property in company’s name – EFCC

A witness on Tuesday told a Federal Capital Territory High Court how former Chief of Naval Staff, Usman Jibrin, bought a N600 million property using a private company, Harbour Bay International Limited, as front.

Harbour Bay has Mr. Jibrin’s wife, Lami as director, and other directors said they never authorised the transaction, the witness told the court presided by Justice A. Umar. Shehu Mohammed, a senior detective superintendent with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, told the court that he met the former naval chief in 2014, when the EFCC got suspicious of some money in an account.

Mr. Jibrin and two others are charged with offences bordering on criminal conspiracy. The other accused persons are retired rear admirals Bala Mshelia and Sheu Ahmadu. They were arraigned alongside Harbour Bay International Limited by the EFCC on September 27. Read more

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