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Yakubu is facing a six-count charge of money laundering and false declaration of asset after millions of dollars were discovered from his house in Kaduna by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC.
It is not clear what led to the increase of the said sum by N747,000 given that the EFCC had initially announced the discovery of N448,850,000 but was now asking for the forfeiture of N449,597,000.
Both accused persons were said to have misled the EFCC into believing that large amounts of illegally acquired money were purportedly buried at the residence of one Ba’a Lawan but the information turned out to be false after the execution of a search warrant.
A principal accountant with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFUND, Abuja, Wali Muktar Usman, the director of works, Federal College of Education, Gombe, Yunusa Yakubu, and an architect are in the net of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over a contract scam to the tune of N623 million.
The re-arraignment became necessary after Fani-Kayode demanded that the former judge handling the case, Muslim Hassan, stood down.
Mohammed was remanded in Kuje Prison on Tuesday after he was arraigned before Justice Abubakar Talba on allegations of fraud and abuse of office during his time as FCT minister.
Omatseye was convicted in May 2016 by Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the federal high court in Lagos, over alleged N1.5 billion contract scam.