by Hauwa Gambo

A High Court in Abuja has just sentenced former head of the Police Pension Board, Yakubu Yusuf to two years in prison.

Mr. Yakubu pleaded guilty to stealing N23.3 billion and has been ordered by the court to forfeit property worth N325 million.

However, his conviction comes with an option of a N250,000 fine. He was given an option of N250,000 to avoid the jail sentence.