Abuja - Former Acting Directors-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Calistus Obi and Haruna Jauro were arraigned at the Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged N682.9 million fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned the former Acting Directors-General in Lagos.
Four ex-NIMASA chiefs are being tried for corruption-related offences, including Temisan Omatseye, whose case is awaiting judgment.
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Jauro was charged with Dr. Dauda Bawa and Thlumbau Enterprises Limited on 19 counts of converting N304.1 million belonging to NIMASA.
EFCC said they conspired on January 6, 2014, to convert N156 477 500 belonging to NIMASA, knowing the money was stolen.
They also allegedly converted N38 170 000 between June 3 and September 1, 2014, “knowing that the sums were proceeds of stealing, and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 15 (1) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) (Amendment) Act, 2012 and punishable under Section 15(3).”
- News 24