Two civil servants, Helen Odey and Zainab Musa has been convicted by a Kano State High Courtroom presided over by Justice Dije Aboki, for conspiracy, impersonation and false statements.
The convicts had been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Different Related Offences Commission on three counts bordering on forgery and different ancillary offences.
The civil servants had been accused of impersonating one Hussienat Ahmed to safe employment with the Kano State Universal Basic Schooling Board.
They reportedly used a Federal College of Education Kano assertion of consequence belonging to the mentioned Ahmed, an offence opposite to Part 96(1) (a) and punishable beneath Part 197 of the Penal Code Legislation, Cap. 105 Legal guidelines of Kano State.
When first arraigned, they each pleaded not responsible to the charges most well-liked towards them, however ICPC proved the case beyond reasonable doubt and so they had been discovered responsible on count one and sentenced them to 6 months’ imprisonment and the sum of N200,000 fine.
On count two, Justice Aboki discovered Odey responsible and sentenced her to 2 years’ imprisonment and N500,000 fine.
Additionally, on count three, the primary defendant was sentenced to one-year imprisonment. All of the sentences are to run concurrently.
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