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 Ex-Plateau Gov, Senator Dariye Bags 14-yrs For Fraud

Former Governor of Plateau State who has beeen on trial over fraud charges instituted against him by the Economic and Finaancial Crimes Commission, Mr Joshua Dariye has been sentenced to fourteen years imprisonment.

The Federal High Court in Gudu, Abuja  on Tuesday convicted Dariye, for the financial missappropriation during his tenure as governor under he People Democratic Party (PDP) before crossing over to the ruling party.

Dariye,  now a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was found guilty on 15 counts in the 23-count charge sheet preferred against him by the EFCC in the suit before Justice Adebukola Banjoko.

The EFCC through its counsel, Rotimi Jacobs SAN is seeking the maximum sentence despite Paul Erokor SAN, Dariye’s lawyer plea for leniency.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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