Former INEC Chairman, Prof Maurice Iwu, Remanded Over ₦1.23bn Fraud


Maurice Iwu
Maurice Iwu

Former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Professor Maurice Iwu, has been remanded over ₦1.23bn fraud.

He was arraigned on a four-count charge before a federal high court sitting in Lagos on Thursday.

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Lauretta Onochie, the presidential aide on social media, gave an update on the court proceeding via her Twitter handle

In her own words:

Ex-Chairman of @inecnigeria, Prof Maurice Iwu, has been remanded in custody for an alleged ₦1.23bn fraud.
I was arraigned on 4 counts at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, by d @officialEFCC

Me: Kudos EFCC. May you wax stronger to get criminal troublers of Nigeria.

See her tweet below:


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