The prosecution of those where involved in Nigerian Immigration job scam including a former minister, Abba Moro, took a new twist today, as the suspects were sent back to Kuje prison today.
Abba Moro arriving in court today
At the Federal High Court today in Abuja, Justice Anwuli Chikere, adjourned ruling on former Minister of Interior in Nigeria, Abba Moro’s case till March 3rd as the Court also ordered that he is to be remanded in Kuje Prison until his application is granted.
The ex minister who was arraigned on an 11-count charge of advance fee fraud, money laundering and breach of Public Procurement Act to the tune of 676.6 million Naira, was earlier arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday before a Federal High Court in Abuja.
Others being charged alongside Abba Moro for their roles in the Immigration recruitment exercise that killed no fewer than 20 job seekers across the country, are the Permanent Secretary of the ministry at the time, Anastasia Daniel-Nwobia; a Deputy Director in the Ministry, F. O Alayebami; one Mahmood Ahmadu (at large), and the contracting firm given the recruitment job, Drexel Tech Nigeria Limited.
Mr. Moro and his co-accused persons pleaded not-guilty to the charges.