Breaking: Again EFCC’s case against Shema adjourned to 12th Nov
The N11bn Katsina Local governments fund alleged fraud case against Katsina Ex-Governor Barrister Ibrahim Shehu Shema and four others file by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC at the State High Court in Katsina has been adjourned to the 12th of November, 2018 for continuation.
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 yesterday and today being the 15th and 16th of October, the presiding judge ruled that the case should adjourned to 12th of November , 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.