Fri. Apr 3rd, 2020

Bishop Bags 5yrs Imprisonment For Looting N69m Meant For Pilgrimage

The Adamawa High Court sitting in Yola has just sentenced a former executive secretary, Adamawa State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Bishop Jinga Mayo to five years imprisonment.



The Bishop was charged to Court on January, 30, 2019, for diverting and furnishing of false return in respect of the sum of N69,198,600

The money was discovered to be meant for the operation committees of the 2016 Christian Pilgrims operation to Israel but Mayo fraudulently diverted it for personal use.

He was the executive secretary of the board between 2016 and 2017, and was sentenced to the correctional facility on March 23, 2020, without option of fine.

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