The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday, intensified its bid to prosecute the former governor of Bayelsa state, Timipre Sylva, following allegation that he pilfered N6.5 billion from the state treasury whilst he was in office.
The anti-graft agency had in a 6-count criminal charge it entered against the ex-governor on February 24, maintained that the said crime was perfected between October 2009 and February 2010.
Meanwhile, sequel to inability of the commission to serve a copy of the charge on the accused person to pave way for his arraignment, it secured the nod of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday to paste the 6-count charge at the front gate of his Abuja residence located within the Maitama District.
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Source: Vanguard News