The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Mr. Haruna Jauro, over alleged money laundering valued at N156 million at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
The EFCC claims that Jauro and the Defendants diverted the sum of N156.4million belonging to the agency for personal use in January 2014, citing provisions of sections 15(3) and 18(a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2012.
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The Defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges labeled against them by the EFCC.
Mr Olalekan Ojo, Counsel to the defendants petitioned that his clients continue the earlier bail agreements granted by retired Justice Olatoregun.
Justice Obiozor, adjourned the cases to March 17, 2021 for trial and also granted the defendants bail.