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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Happening now… Corruption: Court remands former Accountant General, Idris in prison




A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja has ordered former Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris and two others be remanded in prison custody pending the determination of their bail applications.

He was arraigned on 14 counts bordering on conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, and money laundering.

Trial Justice A.O. Adeyemi Ajayi who remanded the suspended AGF and other defendants in the matter, said they remain in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service till Wednesday when their bail applications would be heard.

Idris was arraigned alongside three others on a 14-count of stealing and criminal breach of trust to the tune of N109billion.

Others arraigned alongside Idris are Godfrey Olusegun Akindele, Mohammed Kudu Usman and Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange Limited.