Court Grants N55m Bail To Officials Named In N500m Pension Scam

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The Sokoto High Court has granted bail for N55 million to the five management staff of the Sokoto State Primary Staff Pension Board who allegedly diverted over N500 million.

The money was meant for the payment of pension and gratuities of some retired teachers in the state.

The officials include Abubakar Aliyu, Hassana Moyi, Haliru Ahmad, Kabiru Ahmad and Dahiru Muhammad Isa who were Secretary, Director of Finance and Supply, deputy Director of Finance and Supply, Accountant and Cashier of the board respectively.

The Presiding Judge, Justice Muhammad Muhammad granted them bail in the sum of N55 million each with one surety in like sum who must be a resident of Sokoto and owned a landed property within the state

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