Bishop bags 5yrs in jail for stealing N69m meant for pilgrimage to Israel (Read Details)


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

Report gathered revealed that the convict was charged to Court on January 30, 2019, for diverting and furnishing of false return in respect of the sum of N69,198,600

And the fund 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 correctional facility on March 23, 2020, without option of fine.

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