Thursday, 23 June 2016

EFCC arraigns two Zamfara State officials for conspiracy & money laundering

Two officials of the Zamfara State Universal Education Board; Gambo Lawal Tsafe, the Director of Works of the Board, and the Board's Accountant, Kasimu Muhammad have been arraigned on a three count charge of Conspiracy and Money Laundering in Federal High Court sitting in Gusau. 

The duo allegedly collected N7.4m bribe from a contractor, one Nasiru Nahoro, who constructed a conference room at the Board's Headquarters for N74m. The amount represented 10% of the contract sum.

The Federal High Court Judge, Justice Fatima Murtala remanded them in prison custody till July 7, 2016for ruling on their bail applications and trial

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