The serving Deputy Director of the Federal Character Commission, FCC, Alh. Ahmad Balarabe has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment for defrauding job seekers a total 7milliin naira.
The Convict was first dragged to court in September 2018 on a two-count charge which was acting under false pretence and fraud
The former Deputy director was given two options to choose from by the court, either to serve 14 years imprisonment or pay a heavy fine of N500, 000 (Five Hundred Thousand Naira).
The judge also ruled that the convict should pay back N7million to the victims of the crime, in line with Section 11 of the Advance Fee Fraud Act and Section 321 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015.