A court sitting in Abuja has found former Plateau state governor, guilty of misappropriating N1.162 billion Ecological fund meant for the state. The ex-governor has been on trial for 11 years and is now guilty of corruption.
The ruling Judge, Justice Adebukola Banjoko started sitting at 9:12 after the defendant arrived at around 9:08 am. Joshua Dariye was dressed in a white babariga and a stripe blue cap. The judge found Mr Dariye guilty in 1,2 and 7 count charge of other related offences of dishonesty.
According to reports by EFCC, the former governor diverted the funds into the account of Ebenezer Ratnen Venture, which is alleged to be one of the companies through which he allegedly syphoned the public funds.