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Court knocks EFCC over poor preparation for Moro’s trial

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday frown on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over an alleged sloppy handling of the trial of a former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, on charges of recruitment fraud which allegedly took place at Nigerian Immigration Services in 2014.

The 11 counts for which Moro and top officials of the Ministry of Interior are being prosecuted allegedly involve N675,675,000.

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, who expressed “reservation” about the level of the EFCC’s “unpreparedness” for the case, was on Wednesday forced to adjourn the case until October 4 due to the anti-graft agency’s inability produce its witness in court.

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