EFCC arraigns FCT minister’s ex-aide for N60m fraud

It was gathered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arraigned Muhammed Gital, who is a former Chief of Staff to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, before a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja on land fraud related offences.

The EFCC said in a statement by its Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, that Gital was arraigned alongside, Deputy Director, Mass Housing at the Federal Capital Development Authority, Sani Abba.

They were arraigned before Justice O. C Akpaza of the High Court on four counts including criminal breach of trust, obtaining money by false pretence and abuse of office.

The accused who pleaded not guilty to the charges allegedly conspired and defrauded the Managing Director of Visioni and Strauss Nigeria Limited, Chief Duru Ejiogu, of about N60m.

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