Court jails NDDC staff seven years for N4m fraud


Justice A.T Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on Friday sentenced one Tarila Ebizimor to seven years imprisonment for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N4,000,000.00.

The convict, a supervisor in the Security Department of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC was prosecuted by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the EFCC on a four-count charge.

Details of the court ruling on Ebizimor’s fraud case was posted on the official Twitter account of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, @officialsefcc.

Ebizimor’s journey to prison began in August, 2013 when he paraded himself as personal assistant to managing director of the NDDC and obtained the sum of N4million from the petitioner on the pretext that he will help facilitate the award of road construction contract to him.

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