Former minister of interior, Comrade Abba Moro and other accused persons in the 2014 Nigeria Immigration Service recruitment scam is to be remanded in Kuje prison custody.
At the court sitting today, February 29, the three accused having listened to all the charges against them said they were not guilty. After taking their pleas, the prosecuting counsel, Aliyu Yusuf prayed the court to fix a date for trial.
He also said the law mandated that the prosecution to serve the defendant with proof of evidence seven days before arraignment to respond and apply for bail. Making a special case for the second defendants, Uche applied that administrative bail granted to Anastasia by EFCC be extended by the court.
On hearing the application without an objection from the prosecution, the judge Anwuli Chikere granted the nursing mother bail. “The administrative bail granted to the second defendant is to continue under the same condition while the first and third defendants be remanded in prison custody,” Chikere said.
She also adjourned the matter to Thursday, March 3 for hearing on the application. The former minister of interior and all his fellow accused persons also pleaded not guilty to the 11-count charge slammed on them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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