Another Great African Thief Bites The Dust As Former Governor Joshua Dariye Is Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison Without Fine For Swallowing Over N1 Billion of The Money Meant For Plateau State People, He Was Flung To Prison While Wearing White Agbada
A federal capital territory (FCT) high court has sentenced Joshua Dariye, former governor of Plateau state, to 14 years in prison.
Dariye, a serving senator, will serve a two-year and 14-year jail term concurrently.
Adebukola Banjoko, the judge, did not give him an option of fine.
The former governor appeared in court in a white agbada. He was accompanied by family members, friends and political associates.
In 2007, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged him with money laundering.
He was accused of diverting N1.126bn from Plateau government’s ecological funds. -CABLE