Breaking: Court sentences former Plateau state governor, Joshua Dariye to 14 years in jail
A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Gudu, has found Joshua Dariye, ex-Plateau governor guilty of misappropriating N1.16 billion Ecological Fund meant for the state.
Mr. Dariye was on found guilty on a 6 count charge on the allegation of unlawful transferring of funds to the sum of 1.126bn ecological needs of the state to the Peoples Democratic Party, in the southwest.
The ruling judge, Justice Adebukola Banjoko also found the former governor guilty of related offences of dishonesty.
Dariye bagged a 14 year jail term,without option of finecomprising 2 years for criminal breach of trust and 14 years for misappropriation, . Both to run concurrently
[6/12, 17:10] TVC Joke Adisa: 8 charges bordering on criminal misappropriation and 4 others on breach of trust for 14 and 2 years respectively. Maximum jail term is 14years.
[6/12, 17:11] TVC Joke Adisa: Breaking: court sentences former Plateau state governor, Joshua Dariye to 14 years imprisonment for breach of trust and criminal misappropriatuon of public fund