EFCC charges former PDP chairman to court


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged Haliru Bello Mohammed, former PDP chairman and his son, Abbah Mohammed, to court for allegedly being involved in the diversion of funds meant for the procurement of arms.

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According to reports, the ex-minister’s son Abbah received the sum of N600 million Naira from the office of the National Security Adviser in the name of Bam Properties.

Though the case is yet to be assigned to a Judge, reports say the ex-minister and his son are likely to appear in court on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 or Wednesday, December 30, 2015.

The federal government is investigating the $2 billion arms fraud which so far has involved former National security adviser, Sambo Dansuki; Chairman Emeritus of Daar Communications, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi; former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa; and former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda.