EFCC Releases Ali Modu-Sheriff of Borno On Administrative Bail


A former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, who was quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  last week has been released on bail, it was learnt.

Sheriff on Wednesday, May 27, surrendered himself to the anti-graft agency, which threatened to declare him wanted if he failed to show up at its headquarters in Abuja for questioning over alleged misappropriation of funds during his tenure.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed to Premium Times that the ex-governor was granted an administrative bail on Thursday, March 28.

Sheriff-led administration his alleged to have misappropriated parts of the N300 billion received from the Federation Account between 2003 and 2011.

No charges or trial has been specified in the case.

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