APC Senator’s Wife Defrauds House Seekers In Abuja, Gets Court Notice

Hajia Amina Jauro, the spouse of the Senator representing Bauchi South District within the National Assembly, Lawal Gumau, has been accused of housing property fraud within the Gwarinpa space of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, in response to a number of paperwork despatched to SaharaReporters.

Hajia Amina, whose husband was elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2019, and was a two-term House of Representatives member, allegedly  defrauded many home seekers when she sublet a home she rented.

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Documents confirmed that Amina disguised as the home proprietor and issued a tenancy settlement to new home seekers on a property she rented.

SaharaReporters obtained copies of the unlawful tenancy agreements that Hajia Amina made for the brand new tenants and the fee slip of monies to her account.

One of the victims paid N300,000 into her account, whereas the quantities the opposite victims paid couldn’t be ascertained as of the time of this report.

A involved resident had alerted the proprietor, Madam Ndokwa Ofili, who stays in Garki, Abuja, from whom Hajia Amina rented the home, that the Senator’s spouse was suspiciously defrauding folks with the home.

“Madam, good morning; someone is trying to take possession of your property in Gwarinpa, Abuja. Please reach out to whoever is appointed caretaker of the property. A concerned tenant who knows you as the owner of the property is trying to verify before she can pay the lady who is claiming ownership,” the whistleblower stated in a textual content.

Speaking with SaharaReporters, Ofili’s lawyer, Barrister Geoffrey Ugwuayi, said that the bubble burst after they wrote to the Senator’s spouse to resume her hire however was not forthcoming.

He despatched a duplicate of the letter “Notice for Rent Renewal” given to the Senator’s spouse, dated March 2, 2021, and one other one, March 22, 2021.

“As you are aware that your rent for the four-bedroom duplex and three rooms en suite Boys Quarters situated in the above-mentioned address, which covers the period of February 25, 2020, to February 24, 2021, had expired on February 24, which was the date of the anniversary.

“We, therefore, wish to use this medium to notify you that we have our client’s instruction to remind you to renew your rent of the sum of N3,500,000 per annum, which will cover the period of February 25, 2021, to February 24, 2022. Moreover, we wish to also bring to your notice that it is a settled law that in the absence of no contrary intention that rent is paid in advance,” the letter partly reads.

Replying via her lawyer, M.A Ajara, the Senator’s spouse, has April 30, 2021, for fee however nonetheless had not completed so on the time of submitting this report, thereby necessitating a courtroom discover.

“Our client acknowledges the receipt of your letter dated March 2, 2021, on the above subject matter and apologizes for not responding immediately. This is because she has not been around, and the letter was received in her absence and forwarded to her.

“In respect of the subject matter above, our client intends to renew her rent and appeal that your client gives her a little more time, within which to renew her rent. In this regard, she craves the indulgence of your client to further indulge her till the end of this month as she assures your client that the rent will be paid on or before April 30, 2021.”

SaharaReporters realized that the tenants, Hajia Amina sublet the home to, are confused in the meanwhile and are presently preventing onerous to get again their rents, however they’d not been capable of attain the Senator’s spouse.

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APC Senator’s Wife Defrauds House Seekers In Abuja, Gets Court Notice

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