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N1.6bn fraud: Nyame has case to answer, court rules

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Gudu, ruled on Tuesday, that a former Governor of Taraba State, Mr. Jolly Nyame, had a case to answer with respect to the 41 charges of criminal misappropriation of the state’s N1.64bn preferred against him.

Justice Adebukola Banjoko, after dismissing the ex-governor’s no-case submission in a ruling, ordered him to open his defence.

The judge ruled that contrary to Nyame’s contention, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had with its witnesses and a number of documentary evidence tendered, made a case linking him to the alleged offences.

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