NIS Job Scam: Former Minister, Abba Moro Sent To Prison

The immediate past Minister of Interior, Abba Moro has been remanded in Prison custody over his alleged complicity in a N676million job scam.

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja remanded Moro at Kuje prison after he pleaded not guilty to an 11-count criminal charge that was preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Equally remanded in prison custody was a Deputy Director in the ministry, Mr. F. O Alayebami.

The EFCC had earlier told the court that one of the accused persons, Mahmood Ahmadu, who was a Director at Drexel Tech Nigeria Ltd, a firm that was allegedly used to perpetuate the botched March 15, 2014 Immigration recruitment exercise that killed no fewer than 20 job seekers across the country, is currently at large.

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