In a shocking judgement, the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has convicted the former Governor of Plateau State and serving Senator, Joshua Dariye of fraud, today, Tuesday, June 12,2018.
Joshua Dariye is convicted of 15 out of the 23 charges against him by Justice Adebukola Banjoko. However 8 out of the charges against were thrown out on the grounds of duplicity and insufficient evidence.
He was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly diverting N1.161.9 billion while he served as governor of Plateau state and other offenses.
This is coming several weeks after former Governor of Taraba state, Jolly Nyame is convicted of fraud.