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EFCC arraigns former FUAM VC for alleged N70million fraud

By Peter Duru, Makurdi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi zonal office, on Tuesday arraigned the former Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, FUAM, Prof. Emmanuel Kucha on a four count charge of conspiracy, misappropriation of public funds, abuse of office and gratification. The former Vice Chancellor was arraigned before a Makurdi Federal High Court presided over by Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon. ALSO READ: Ondo: PDP tackles Akeredolu over daughters wedding in Mauritius Part of the charges preferred against him read, “that you Emmanuel Kucha whilst serving as the Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture, between 2012 and 2017 in Makurdi within the jurisdiction of this honourable Court did accept the total sum of N70,327,197 (Seventy Million, Three Hundred and Twenty Seven Thousand, One Hundred and Ninety Seven Naira) through several payments into your Guaranty Trust Bank Account No: 0124395144 as a bride for performing your official act and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 18(c) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000 and punishable under section 18(d) of the same Act.” The former Vice Chancellor however pleaded not guilty to the charges. Continue reading EFCC arraigns former FUAM VC for alleged N70million fraud at Vanguard News.


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