The presiding judge, Justice James Kolawole Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, had ordered Aliyu Bello reminded alongside his alleged accomplice Dauda Sulaiman.
The duo have been given a 10 count charge as they’re accused of withdrawing N10,270,556,800 from the treasury of the Kogi state.
The EFCC made this known in a statement via its official social media handles.
Money Laundering: Kogi Gov’s Nephew Arraigned for N1Obn Fraud
Justice James Kolawole Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, remanded Aliyu Bello, a nephew to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and one Dauda Sulaiman in prison pending the fulfillment of their bail conditions.
They were remanded upon arraignment alongside one Abdulsalami Hudu, Cahier of Kogi State House Administration ( now at large) on a 10-count charge of misappropriation and money laundering.
Bello and Sulaiman are accused of fraudulently withdrawing a sum of
N10,270,556,800 (Ten Billion, Two Hundred and Seventy Million, Five Hundred and Fifty-six Thousand Eight Hundred Naira), from the Kogi State treasury, which they delivered to a Bureau de Change operator, Rabiu Tafada, in Abuja to keep or change to foreign currencies
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