Supreme Court fixes March 12. for judgment in ex-Gov Dariye’s appeal against 10 years sentence

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Supreme has scheduled for March 12 next year appeal by State Governor, Senator Joshua Dariye.

chose date Thursday after taking final arguments from lawyers representing parties.

Dariye is, by his appeal, praying the Supreme to upturn the November 16, 20218 the , , which convicted him and sentenced him to 10 years for diverting public funds estimated at N1.162billion while he was the governor.

A three-man panel the , led by Justice Stephen Adah, its decision, upheld an earlier judgement by Justice Adebukola Banjoko the of the (), delivered June 12, 2018.