“The policemen made away with some items and everything will be processed as investigations continue.”
The bribe was allegedly offered in a desperate bid to compromise ongoing investigations of a construction company, China Zhonghao Nig. Ltd, handling contracts awarded by the Zamfara State Government to the tune of N50billion between 2012 to 2019.
While ordering that the said sum be forfeited to the Federal Government, Justice Quadri, saved the convict a jail term on the ground that he had earlier filed for a medical leave over alleged COVID 19 symptoms that included persistent headache, insomnia and fatigue.
The Commission is prepared for a fresh and immediate trial of the case because its evidences against Kalu and others are overwhelming.
The Abia citizen who is a senior civil servant, called on the anti-graft agency to extend the same gesture to his state, because according to him, ‘what is good for the geese is good for the gander’.
The achievements had vindicated both the commission and the state government of the allegations of victimisation by the culprits.
“The defendants, in their statements, featured the name of Anenih. We do not intend to charge Anenih”.
…the properties were sold to the defendant at the cost of N74,000,000 each while the third was sold to his company at the cost of N66,700,000.
They all pleaded guilty to the charges, following which prosecuting counsels, Sesan Ola and Andrew Akoja urged the court to convict them according.
the need for the Commission to secure 100 per cent conviction against oil thieves in the region underlie the capacity building workshop for the military personnel, who are the arresting officers in the illegal bunkering cases in the region.