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Ex-Adamawa governor to be arraigned today

30 June 2016, 15:46

Adamawa - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is today scheduled to arraign Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, former Adamawa State Governor, on five counts of bribery and money laundering to the tune of
N1,9 billion.

The anti-corruption agency is set to bring the disgraced politician at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Also read: 1.9bn fraud: Ex-Governor Fintiri remains in EFCC custody

The ex-governor is under probe for alleged abuse of office and corruption during his heyday.

It is alleged the former governor awarded two road contracts that were never delivered during his time at the helm of the state.

Fintiri became acting governor of Adamawa following the impeachment of Governor Murtala Nyako and his deputy, Bala Ngilari, two years ago for alleged corruption.

- CAJ News


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