For­mer govs fac­ing cor­rup­tion charges

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Nu­rud­deen M. Ab­dal­lah & Cle­ment Oloyede

Ab­dul­lahi Adamu (Nasarawa) was on Fe­bru­ary 2010 ar­raigned over mis­ap­pro­pri­a­tion of N15bn along­side 18 oth­ers.

Ahmed Sani Yer­ima (Zam­fara) was docked on a 19-count charge of cor­rup­tion by the In­de­pen­dent Cor­rupt Prac­tices and Other Re­lated Of­fences Com­mis­sion (ICPC) over al­leged di­ver­sion part of the N1bn project funds.

Joshua Dariye (Plateau) was charged by the EFCC on a 21-count charge bor­der­ing on breach of trust and di­ver­sion of N1.162bn of the eco­log­i­cal fund.

Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia) is fac­ing trial at the Fed­eral High Court in La­gos, for an al­leged N3.2bn fraud.

Ibrahim Sheka­rau (Kano) was ar­raigned by the EFCC over al­leged money laun­der­ing on May 24 in a six-count charge bor­der­ing on con­spir­acy and money laun­der­ing to the tune of N950m as part of the Peo­ple’s Demo­cratic Party (PDP) cam­paign funds for the 2015 elec­tions.

Jonah Jang (Plateau) was charged on May 7 over al­leged mis­ap­pro­pri­a­tion of over N6bn, two months to the end of his ten­ure as gover­nor of Plateau in 2015.

Rashidi Ladoja (Oyo) is fac­ing trial be­fore the Fed­eral High Court in La­gos over al­le­ga­tions of con­vert­ing N4.7bn from the state trea­sury to his per­sonal use.

Christo­pher Alao-Akala (Oyo) is be­ing tried over al­leged N11.5bn fraud.

Gbenga Daniel (Ogun) is fac­ing a 38-count charge for al­legedly steal­ing and mis­man­ag­ing N211.3m.

Saminu Tu­raki (Ji­gawa) is be­ing tried for 52-count charge bor­der­ing on money laun­der­ing and fraud to the tune of N36bn.

Sule Lamido ( Ji­gawa) is be­ing charged with his sons, Aminu and Mustapha for al­legedly de­fraud­ing his state to the tune of N1.35bn.

Gabriel Suswan (Benue) is stand­ing trial for al­legedly divert­ing over N3.1bn from the pro­ceeds of the sale of shares by the Benue state govern­ment.

Mur­tala Nyako (Adamawa) and his son, Sen­a­tor Ab­dul Aziz Nyako are on trial for al­leged crim­i­nal con­spir­acy, abuse of of­fice, steal­ing and money laun­der­ing to the tune of N29bn.

Ah­madu Fin­tiri (Adamawa) is on trial over money laun­der­ing.

At­tahiru Ba­farawa (Sokoto) was charged be­fore a Sokoto State High Court over al­leged N15bn fraud.

Dan­juma Goje (Gombe) faces a 21-count charge in con­nec­tion with a N25bn fraud.

Chi­maroke Nna­mani (Enugu) is fac­ing money laun­der­ing charges to the tune of about N4.5bn.

Bukola Saraki (Kwara) is fac­ing a 13-count charge at the Code of Con­duct Tri­bunal (CCT) bor­der­ing on false as­sets dec­la­ra­tion while he was the gover­nor of his home state.

Late Michael Bot­mang (Plateau) faced trial for al­legedly pock­et­ing N1.5bn state funds up till the time of his death.

Ikedi Ohakim (Imo) is charged with a cash pay­ment of $2.29m for a land at Plot No. 1098 Cadas­tral Zone A04, Asokoro Dis­trict of Abuja.

Ibrahim Shema (Katsina) is on trial over N5.7bn SURE-P Fund.

Peter Odili (Rivers) was granted a per­pet­ual in­junc­tion granted by Jus­tice Ibrahim Buba of the Fed­eral High Court.

EFCC ac­cused Odili in a draft charge of al­legedly em­bez­zling about N100bn of Rivers State money dur­ing his eight-year ten­ure as gover­nor.

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