Thursday, June 9, 2011

Ex-minister, others to be remanded in prison

9 June 2011

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the former Minister of Works and Housing, Dr. Hassan Lawal, facing a 29-count charge on a N75.7bn fraud to be remanded in Kuje Prisons.

A statement by the Head, Media and Publicity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Femi Babafemi, said the court ordered seven others, who are facing the same charges alongside Lawal, to be remanded in the EFCC custody.

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