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ICPC Vs Ogbulafor: Court adjourns hearing

14 May 2013, 16:44

Abuja-  An Abuja High Court on Tuesday adjourned to June 6 hearing in the trial of former PDP Chairman, Vincent Ogbulafor, over alleged N107 million fraud.

The ICPC is prosecuting Ogbulafor, who was Minister of Special Duties along with Emeka Ebilah and Jude Nwokoro on a 17-count charge of conspiracy and award of fictitious contracts amounting to N107 million.

The offence is contrary to and punishable under Section 19 of the Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Act, 2000.

At the resumed hearing, the first accused was put on the stand by his Counsel and during interrogation, admitted knowing the second accused.

Ogbulafor told the court that the second accused, Ebilah, who hails from his state, wrote a letter to him to appoint him into one of his boards when he (Ogbulafor) was made minister in 1999.


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