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Alleged ₦2.7bn fraud: EFCC to arraign Sirika, daughter on May 9

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ABUJA – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Thursday, May 9, 2024, arraign former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, his daughter, Fatimah, and two other suspects over alleged ₦2.7 billion contract fraud.

Sirika will be arraigned for trial before Justice Sylvanus Oriji of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

According to Punch newspapers, the embattled minister will appear in court with his daughter, Fatima, and two other co-defendants, Jalal Hamma, and Al-Duraq Investment Ltd, on charges of abusing their positions to launder over ₦2.7 billion.

Precise Post recalls that the embattled former Aviation Minister arrived at the Federal Capital Territory Command of the EFCC at about 1:00 pm on Tuesday, 23rd April 2024 to meet with EFCC investigators to answer questions on alleged fraudulent contracts awarded by him to a company known as Engirios Nigeria Limited, owned by his younger sibling, Abubakar Sirika.

“The interrogators are also probing Mr Sirika over the controversial Nigeria Air project that failed.

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