The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has arraigned former governorship candidate of Nasarawa State in the 2015 election, Mr Yusuf Mohammed Agabi, before an Abuja Federal High Court for defrauding the federal government of N666.08 million before.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, flag bearer, Agabi was charged along with four others on a 46-count charge for allegedly embezzling N666.08million from the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.
The four accused persons docked by ICPC were Akpore Okeroghene, Abibu Ayinla, Idowu Anthony Adewale and Ntu James Ngozi.
The Commission’s counsel, Mr Paul Bassi claimed, before the court, that the accused persons fraudulently shared N666.08million belonging to the federal government, while working in the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs between 4th of December, 2013 and December, 2014 thereby committing an offence contrary to Section 13 and punishable under section 68 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000.

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