A former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Administrative Secretary in Kwara State Mr Christian Nwosu has been found guilty by a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday. According to TheNation, Justice Mohammed Idris found him guilty of laundering N264 millions, thus passing a guilty sentence on him.
“I find that the prosecution has proved the case beyond reasonable doubt in the manner required by law.
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“I, therefore, find the first and second defendants guilty as charged,”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had earlier re-arraigned Nwosu for allegedly accepting gratification from former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Arraigned along with Christian Nwosu were Tijani Bashir and Yisa Adedoyin, all three appeared before Justice Idris, Yisa Adedoyin, pleaded guilty to the offence and was convicted following a plea bargain, Nwosu had initially pleaded guilty to receiving N30million bribe from Mrs Alison-Madueke to rig the 2015 general election results, but he changed his plea to not guilty.