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EFCC arraigns former ABU VC, bursar for alleged N1billion [email protected] – Instablog9ja

Professor Ibrahim Garba, a former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on an eight count charge bordering on the£ft and money laundering to the tune of over N1 billion.

Garba was arraigned alongside the former Bursar of the university, Ibrahim Shehu Usman, before a Kaduna State High Court on Thursday, January 12, 2023.

The former Vice Chancellor and Bursar were arraigned before Justice A.A Bello by the Kaduna Zonal Command of EFCC.

According to EFCC, the arraignment of the two top former ABU officials followed months of discreet investigation trigg£red by a petition accusing the duo of diverting monies meant for the renovation of the popular Kongo Conference Hotel, Zaria.

EFCC said its investigations established that over one billion Naira was allegedly stolen from different accounts of the institution by the defendants and diverted into their private accounts.