Alleged N11bn: Ex-Governor Ibrahim Shema’s trial resumes in Katsina

Ex-governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema has on Tuesday resumed trial at a Katsina State High Court for allegedly misappropriating N11 billion state funds.

Supreme Court had earlier upheld the decision of the state high court directing the former governor to return to the court and answer charges against him.

Shema is standing trial alongside three others; a former Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Sani Makana, a former ALGON Chairman, Lawal Dankaba, and a former Permanent Secretary, Ministry for Local Governments, Lawal Rufai.

The Court, presided over by Justice Ibrahim Maikaita Bako, fixed April 10, 11 and 12, 2018 for the commencement of the matter following a request by the EFCC counsel, Sam Ologunorisa (SAN), to enable the prosecution amend the charges, based on an earlier motion dated March 24, 2017. with three others by the EFCC

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