The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dragged two former officials and a civil servant before a court over alleged stealing of N586 million meant for the internally displaced persons in Adamawa State.
Former Commissioner of Finance, Sanda Jonathan Lamurde, the former protocal officer to the governor, Abdurahman Bobboi and an official of the State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), Feredan George were arraigned on Wednesday on 26 count charges..
Lamurde, then Commissioner of Finance served as Chairman, Adamawa State Committee on Internally Displaced Persons’ Welfare while Bobboi who later became state PDP chairman was a member of the committee.
The EFCC accused the trio of conspiracy to divert the funds released by the Adamawa State Government for the welfare of IDPs.
Justice Bilkisu B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court, Yola Division ordered the remand of the defendants in prison custody pending the determination of their bail application. The case has been adjourned to 6th November.