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Alleged fraud: Court remands ex-Plateau gov, Jang, in prison

Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court in Jos has ordered that a former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, be remanded in the prison custody till Thursday, May 24, when the court will rule on his bail application.

Also ordered to be kept in prison was a former cashier in the office of the Secretary to the Plateau State Government, Yusuf Pam.

Jang and Pam were arraigned on Wednesday before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

The 12 counts filed against them border on alleged misuse of some special funds released to Plateau State by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

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