Breaking: EFCC’s case against Shema on N11bn alleged fraud to be continued tomorrow
Breaking: EFCC’s case against Shema on N11bn alleged fraud adjourned (See new date)
The court case of N11bn Local governments fund alleged fraud against Katsina Ex-Governor Barrister Ibrahim Shehu Shema file by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC at the State High Court in Katsina resumes today.
It could be recalled that the Katsina State High Court, earlier in June accepted report and document presented before it by principal witness as evidence against the former Governor, Ibrahim Shehu Shema and three others over alleged misappropriation of N11 billion Association of Local Government, ALGON funds during his administration.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has dragged Shema and three others, former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Sani Makana, former Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Local Government, Lawal Rufai and the state’s ALGON former Chairman, Lawal Dankaban before the court for alleged financial misappropriation of about N11 billion while in government.
After intense debate between both the defense and prosecuting counsels, the presiding judge ruled that the case should be continued tomorrow the 16th of October, 2018.
It could be recalled that since in June 2018 the case was adjourned to 15th and 16th, October, 2018 on the request of the EFCC lead counsel, Sam Ologunorisa SAN who told the court that one of his witnesses was ill and needed to be flown abroad for treatment.