Happening now: Sirika, daughter in court, plead not guilty over ‘N2.7bn fraud’

Immediate past Minister of Aviation, Hadi Abubakar Sirika, was Thursday arraigned before Justice Sylvanus Orji of the FCT High Court in Abuja.

Decked in whilte flowing babanriga with cap to match, Sirika was docked alongside his in-law and daughter, Fatima.

They were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on charges bordering on N2.7bn contract.

When the charges were read to them, they all pleaded not guilty.

At the proceedings, counsel to the defendant is currently moving a bail application.

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