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Court Remands Suspended Accountant-General In Prison

A High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory has remanded the suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, in prison custody over his alleged illegal diversion of public funds to the tune of N109.4 billion.

He was arraigned on a 14-count bordering on conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, and money laundering today.

Trial Justice A.O. Adeyemi Ajayi who remanded the suspended AGF and other defendants in the matter, said they remain in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service till Wednesday when their bail applications would be heard.

Idris was arraigned alongside three others on a 14-count of stealing and criminal breach of trust to the tune of N109, 485,572,691.9.

Others arraigned alongside Idris are Godfrey Olusegun Akindele, Mohammed Kudu Usman and Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange Limited.

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