EFCC on Tuesday arrested Buhari Fannami and Ba- Kura Abduhalli for giving giving wrong information to the angency under the whistle blowing policy.
They misled the EFCC with information about illegally acquired monies buried at a resident.
The charge against Fannami reads, “That you, Buhari Fannami on or about the 8th day of May, 2017 at Maiduguri, Borno State, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, did make statement to Officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission under the Whistle Blowing policy to the effect that large sums of money being the proceeds of crime were buried in the residence Ba’a Lawan at Pompomari Layout along Pompomari Bypass, Maiduguri which information/statement you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under sections 39 (2) (a) and 39 (2) (b) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act 2004 respectively”.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges. Justice Salihu adjourned the matter to June 7 and 8, 2017for hearing and ordered them to be remanded in the prison custody.