Judge Orders Forfeiture of Diezani’s $153m to FG

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday has ordered the forfeiture of a sum of money which believed to have been diverted by former Minister of petroleum Resources , Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke. The money was diverted from the coffers of NNPC during Jonathan administration.

The presiding Judge ordered the money which is  about $153,310,000 to be permanently forfeited to the Federal Government. In his Judgment, Justice Hassan thanked the EFCC official s for their great work in curbing corruption and urged the government to make sure the money recovered be used for the benefit of all citizen.

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