Another One: Former Plateau Governor Joshua Dariye Gets 14 years Imprisonment

Sentenced former Plateau State Governor, Dariye

Joshua Dariye, former governor of Plateau state has been found guilty of fraud by The Federal Capital Territory High Court.

The former governor was charged for allegedly diverting over N1billion while still serving as governor of the state in a 23 count charge was leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as far back as 2007.

Justice Adebukola Banjoko found him guilty with the evidences arranged against his him, despite his lawyer's argument of the evidences not being authentic enough.

The former Governor who assumed office as Governor on 29th May, 1999 has since been sentenced to 14 years in prison and is now in court to appeal the sentencing.

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