LAGOS, 10 November 2020 – Two Nigerians are in prison for life and four others are each serving ten-year prison terms after being found guilty of funding Boko Haram.

The sentences were handed down in 2019 by the Federal Court of Appeal in the United Arab Emirates but information was only published last week by Daily Trust.

According to the paper, Surajo Abubakr Muhammad and Saleh Yusuf Adamu are serving life sentences.

Four others, Muhammad Ibrahim, Ali Alhassan, Abdur Rahman Ado Musa and Bashir Ali Yusuf are serving ten-year sentences each after being found guilty.

The court established that the six allegedly sent a total of $782,000 to Boko Haram in the course of 2015 and 2016.

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