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Lamido, sons, re-arraigned for money laundering

23 September 2015, 16:04

Abuja - A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, and his two sons – Aminu Sule Lamido and Mustapha Sule Lamido, were on Tuesday arraigned before Justice Ademola Adeniyi of a Federal High Court in Abuja, on a 27-count amended charge bordering on corruption and money laundering, Punch reports.

Also arraigned with them were Aminu Wada Abubakar, Batholomew Darlington Agoha and companies through which they perpetrated the alleged fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission re-arraigned Lamido and others over misappropriation of funds belonging to Jigawa State.

Other companies are Bamaina Holdings Limited, Bamaina Company Nigeria Limited, Bamaina Aluminium Limited and Speeds International Limited.

At the resumed hearing on Tuesday at the Abuja FHC, counsel for the EFCC, Chile Okoroma, presented the court with the amended charge, dated September 15, 2015, which added Agoha, Manager, Speeds International Limited, as one of the accused persons.

Read more at Punch

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