Police Pension Scam: EFCC to Arraign Uzoma Attang

uzomaThe Economic and Financial Crimes has concluded arrangement to arraign another major suspect in the billion naira Police scam. Mrs Uzoma Cyril Attang will on Wednesday April 10, 2013 be before Justice Hussain Baba the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama, Abuja on charges bordering on stealing and criminal breach trust. She allegedly abused her position to enrich herself while she served as Chief Accountant in the Police office between 2003 and 2008. She is to be arraigned alongside Esai Dangabar, Abubakar Kigo, Ahmed Inuwa Wada, Mrs Veronica Ulonma Onyegbula, Sani Habila Zira, and Christian Madubuke. The other six suspects will be taking fresh pleas having previously been arraigned before Justice Abubakar Talba on January 28, 2013.

Attang who was absent in court when the others were first arraigned, was in charge the police fund when N7.8billion was stolen through 10,863 cheques. She was also discovered to have personally 1,042 cheques to the tune N1, 141,309,080.25.

Investigation revealed that Mrs. Attang used several companies to defraud the Police Office. Some of the companies which she allegedly used are Royal Diadem Business Logistic Limited, Amazing Grace Property Development Company, Enyiuzo Ventures Limited, Status Symbols Rentals Limited, Status Travels and Tours Limited, Quillponte and Anifon Nigeria Limited.

Operatives of the have traced more than twenty assets to her, which are currently under investigation.


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