Section 103 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria. False claims by officials

Any person who, being employed in the public service in such a capacity as to require him or to enable him to furnish returns or statements touching any sum payable or claimed to be payable to himself or to any other person, or touching any other matter required to be certified for the purpose of any payment of money or delivery of goods to be made to any person, makes a return or statement touching any such matter which is, to his knowledge, false in any material particular, is guilty of a felony and is liable to imprisonment for three years.

Section 103 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria

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