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EFCC arraigns Sirika, daughter over N2.7bn fraud on Thursday

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Thursday, arraign former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, his daughter, Fatimah, and two other suspects in court.

The suspects are facing charges over alleged N2.7billion contract fraud, which was uncovered in the Aviation Ministry under Sirika.

The embattled former Minister would be arraigned for trial for the first time, before Justice Sylvanus Oriji of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday.

Sirika is billed to appear in court with his three co-defendants, his daughter, Fatima; one Jalal Hamma, and Al-Duraq Investment Ltd, on charges of abusing their positions to launder over N2.7 billion.

Details later….

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