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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: Ex-Plateau Gov, Joshua Dariye, Has Been Sentenced To A 14-Year Jail Term For Fraud

Former Plateau State governor, Joshua Dariye, has been
sentenced to 14 years in prison for fraud.
Delivering the judgment Tuesday, a Federal Capital Territory
High Court, led by Justice Adebukola Banjoko, sentenced
Mr Dariye to two years in prison for criminal breach of trust
and 14 years for criminal misappropriation of funds.
Mr Dariye, currently the senator representing Plateau
central in the National Assembly, was found guilty of
diverting N1.162 billion state ecological funds while he was
governor between 1999 and 2007.
He was first arraigned on a 23-count charge for the offence
in 2007 at the expiration of his second term.
The court gave no option of fine and the sentences are to
run concurrently.
More to follow…



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