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Civil Servant Jailed 7-Years Over Employment Scam – ICPC



The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has secured a seven-year jail term for a public officer in the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mr. Amdii Monday Gideon, for his involvement in an employment scam.

In the case filed against him by ICPC at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court 17 in Gwagwalada, the convict was accused of demanding the sum of N250,000 and receiving the sum of N162,500 from an applicant with the promise to procure a job for him at the Federal Civil Service Commission.

The victim had reported the matter to ICPC after the convict failed to procure the said job and refused to refund his money.

Mrs. Azuka OguguaSpokesperson, ICPC in a statement issued in Abuja said during the trial, counsel to ICPC, Michael Adesola, had in a 5-count charge told the court of how the action of the convict negates Sections 8 and 10 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000 and Section 1 (3) of the Advanced Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act 2006.

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