$15m Bribe: FG Accuses Delta Of Servicing Ibori In Jail

The federal government yesterday urged a Federal High Court sitting Abuja not to grant the request of the Delta State government to release the $15 million (N2.6 billion) allegedly offered the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, by the former Delta State governor, Chief James Ibori, in order not to encourage further fraud.

In the fresh motion argued by Mr. Rotimi Jacobs yesterday, the federal government claimed that the money, if released to Delta State, would be passed to Ibori who is a well known friend  of the state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, in spite of serving jail term in the United Kingdom for fraud.   Read more

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