JAMB official docked over N45m theft

A former staff of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, was on Wednesday docked at the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Jabi, Abuja for alleged criminal breach of trust.

The defendant, Labaran Tanko, was said to have committed the offence between 2013 and 2016.

The EFCC says it arraigned Tanko on an amended five count charge bordering on conspiracy and criminal breach of trust to the tune of N46m ( Forty Six Million Naira) only.

The EFCC said Tanko committed the offence sometime between July 2013 and July 2016 in Abuja while being the State Coordinator of the JAMB, Nasarawa Zonal Office and entrusted with 22,257 (Twenty Two Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty Seven ) units of e- facility cards of the JAMB valued at N46m ( Forty Six Million Naira).

“The offence is contrary to and punishable under Section 315 of the Penal Code Law.”

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