The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned Sa’ad Ahmed Madaki before Justice Jude Daggard of the Federal High Court Kano on one count charge of obtaining by false pretense.

Sa’ad Ahmed Madaki is accused obtaining 200 million Naira from Auwal Abdulkadir on the pretext that he would produce industrial plastic and sack packaging machinery.

According to the complainant the defendant collected the money from him in parts between 2000 and 2011.

The second investigation officer of the case from the EFCC, told the court that the defendant was transferred to the Commission by the Department of State Services alleged terrorist activities.


The DSS released the defendant to the commission upon realizing that his activities verged on financial crimes.

Justice Daggard adjourned the matter to May 15th.