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Court Finds Ex-Plateau Gov. Dariye Guilty Of Corruption

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Joshua Dariye

The FCT High Court sitting in Gudu, Abuja on Tuesday discovered the previous Plateau state Governor, Joshua Dariye responsible of corruption.

Dariye was discovered responsible on a 6 depend cost on the allegation of illegal transferring of funds to the sum of N1.126 billion ecological wants of the state to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) within the southwest.

The ruling decide, Justice Adebukola Banjoko additionally discovered the previous governor responsible in 1, 2 and seven depend cost of different associated offences of dishonesty.

Dariye whose case is over 10 years is standing trial on a 23 depend cost for cash laundering allegedly diverting the State’s 1.126 billion Naira ecological funds.

The former governor was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on July 13, 2007, bordering on cash laundering and different corruption prices alleged to have belonged to the Plateau State Government.

As acknowledged by the EFCC, the previous governor diverted the funds into the account of Ebenezer Ratnen Venture, which is alleged to be one of many corporations by way of which he allegedly siphoned the general public funds.

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