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Court dismisses N190m fraud suit against Oronsaye

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, in Maitama, on Tuesday, discharged a former Head of Service of the Federation, Mr. Stephen Oronsaye, of charges of diverting about N190m belonging to the Committee on Financial Action Task Force.

In a ruling on the no-case submission filed by the former Head of Service, Justice Olasunmbo Goodluck, held that the prosecution was unable to substantiate any of the seven counts instituted against the defendant.

Orosanye, who was the chairman of the Presidential Committee on Financial Action Task Force set up under President Goodluck Jonathan government, was alleged to have diverted the N190m meant for the committee to his personal use.

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