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N3.1bn Fraud: Suswam’s Trial Continues Today


The trial of the former Benue State governor Gabriel Ssuswam will today continue before Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Suswam was arraigned alongside his finance commissioner, Omodachi Okolobia on a nine-count charge of money laundering, mismanagement of funds to a tune of over N3.1 bn belonging to the state.

When the matter came up yesterday, the prosecution lawyer, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) tendered some documents as exhibits before the court through the prosecution witness, Mrs. Bridget Shietu.

The document tendered as exhibit, through the witness, who is the managing director and CEO of the Benue Investment and Property Company Limited (BIPCL), include a letter written by the EFCC to the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).

She told the court that Susawam gave approval for the sales of the shares belonging to the state adding that she was not aware that one of the accounts was owned by a private company.

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