Another Minister Under President Jonathan’s Administration Arraigned For Money Laundering

Another Minister Under President Jonathan’s Administration Arraigned For Money Laundering
  • PublishedJanuary 23, 2018

Former Minister of Water Resources under ex-president Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, Sarah Ochekpe has been arraigned before Justice Musa Kurya of Jos Federal High Court of for laundering N450m.

She was arraigned alongside two others in Jos.

The former Minister alongside former PDP Chairman in Plateau state Raymond Dabo and Evangelist Leo-Sunday Jatau, Coordinator of the President Goodluck Jonathan campaign in 2015 were arraigned on a a two-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering.

Counsel to the EFCC, A. Y. Manchata, told the court that sometimes in 2015, the sum of N450 million was transferred from the account of then former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Alison Diezeni-Madueke, to the account of one of the defendants, who allegedly withdrew and laundered it. However, counsel to the defendants, Mr Sunday Odey, challenged the allegations of the EFCC and asked the court to grant the accused persons whom he described as “people of high integrity.’’, bail.

The presiding judge granted the accused persons bail on self recognition and adjourned the case to Feb. 13th and 14th for hearing.



  • It’s their turn today,to be handcuff ,taken to court for trial.Tomorrow,it will be the turn of THOSE doing it to them.Each administration in power claims HOLINESS,and put fire and stone on those they took over power from.THEIR own turn will come,it’s s Nigerian cycle reslity.Its good to know that the ALMIGHTY political class in NIGERIA,comes up discrediting each other,to be recognized in sound and fury.Empty noise.THEY are ALL THIEVES.GASKIA.THE BEAUTIFUL ONE’S ARE NOT YET BORN.Maybe it’s the blackmans karma.ALMIGHTY GOD knows best.May he give us the will to get out of President Donald Trump ‘SHITHOLE’.Let Mr. trump be put to shame and comfirmed as wrong in his shithole mentality IJN.TO ALL IN SHITHOLE NATIONS,THERE IS HOPE IN CHRIST JESUS.AMEN.

  • EFCC please stop harassing innocent person like this. please is not good.

  • EFCC you are nothing but tobiah and sanballat . Stop intimidating Serah ochekpe and face what is on ground . Fulani hensmen are killing people everywhere every day and you are here looking for innocent person to spoiled.

  • inconsistent efcc !

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