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Presidential Aide Femi Adesina’s Impostor Bags 8 Years Jail Term

December 6, 2017

Christian Efe Oyovweyho.a fraudster who impersonated Femi Adesina the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity was on Tuesday, Dec. 5, convicted and sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment by Justice Z.B. Abubakar of the Federal High Court Kano.

The convict’s journey to prison started when the Commission received a petition that he had impersonated Adesina. The petitioner, Professor Dalhatu Mohammed Galadanci of the Bayero University Kano further stated that the convict had attempted to obtain the sum of N300,000 (Three Hundred Thousand Naira Only) from him, and claimed to be searching for a better office for him. 

The defendant fraudulently claimed to be speaking on behalf of the president and that the name of the professor has been forwarded for appointment in the presidency.

In her judgment, Justice Abubakar found the convict guilty of the offense he was charged with after she was convinced that the prosecution had proved the case against him beyond reasonable doubt. 

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