Dikko vs EFCC : What happened in court on Thursday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Thursday closed its case in the ongoing trial of former Chief of AVM Umar Dikko in the Federal High Court Abuja over alleged N9.7 billion fraud.

EFCC charged is Dikko with seven counts of laundering and procurement fraud to the tune of N9.7 bn.

The anti-graft agency alleged that the amount accrued when Dikko allegedly converted money from the N1.2 billion monthly allocations belonging to the Nigerian Air Force to his personal use.

The prosecuting counsel, Mr Sylvanus Tahir, closed the commission’s case after the defence counsel, Mr Onyechi Ikpeazu cross-examined the 12th and final prosecution witness.

Dikko was first arraigned on May 11, 2016, before Justice Binta Nyako for allegedly laundering money belonging to the…

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