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Immigration Scam: Ex-Nigerian Minister Abba Moro sent to prison

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja has remanded the immediate past Minister of Interior, Abba Moro in Prison custody over his alleged complicity in a N676million job scam. Moro was remanded at Kuje prison after he pleaded not guilty to an 11-count criminal charge that was preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Equally remanded in prison custody was ‎a Deputy Director in the ministry, Mr. F. O Alayebami.

Justice Chikere granted administrative bail to the 2nd defendant, Mrs. Anastasia Daniel-Nwobia, who was a former ‎Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Interior when the alleged fraud was committed. Mrs. Daniel-Nwobia who is nursing a baby, through her lawyer, Chief Chris Uche, SAN, persuaded the court to allow her to go home to take care of her baby.

Equally remanded in prison custody was ‎a Deputy Director in the ministry, Mr. F. O Alayebami.

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