February 27, 2024

Picture of Ex-Gusau Varsity VC, Prof. Garba Jailed 35 Years

Picture of Ex-Gusau Varsity VC, Prof. Garba Jailed 35 Years

Alleged N260m Fraud:  Ex-Gusau Varsity VC, Prof. Garba Jailed 35 Years

The EFCC on Thursday, 2nd December, 2022 secured the conviction of Professor Magaji Garba, a former Vice Chancellor of Federal University Gusau, as Justice Maryam Hassan Aliyu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Garki, Abuja, found guilty of a five count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and forgery and sentenced him to 35 years jail term.

Garba was arraigned by the EFCC on October 12, 2021, for allegedly extorting various sums from a contractor on the pretext of awarding him a N3 billion contract for the perimeter wall fencing of the University.

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