The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Gimba Kumo, a son-in-law of President Buhari, and two others wanted over alleged misappropriation of $65 million National Housing Funds.
The ICPC declared Gimba Kumo wanted alongside Tarry Rufus and Bola Ogunsola over the alleged misappropriation of NHF funds.
The ICPC through its spokesperson Azuka Ogugua made public a notice, requesting for information about the whereabouts of the wanted persons.
The notice read: “The persons whose pictures appear above, Mr Tarry Rufus, Mr Gimba Yau Kumo and Mr. Bola Ogunsola, are hereby declared WANTED by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in connection with issues bordering on misappropriation of National Housing Funds and diversion of the sum of Sixty Five Million dollars ($65,000,000).
“Anyone who has useful information on their whereabouts should report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any of the ICPC State Offices or the nearest police station, or call ICPC toll-free lines: 0803-123-0280, 0803-123-0281, 0803-123-0282, 0705-699-0190, 0705-699-0191 and 0800-CALL-ICPC (0800-2255-4272) or send an email to email@example.com.”
You would recall that the senate committee on public accounts had at some point summoned Gimba Kumo over alleged irregularities in the award of N3 billion contract while he was the MD of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.
Gimba Kumo was a former Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, he had in 2016 married one of the President Buhari’s daughters, in Daura, Katsina State.