Monday, 22 February 2016

Abba Moro Arrested In Connection With Recruitment Scam


Moro was arrested today, February 22, in connection with the 2014 immigration recruitment scam.



Citing a reliable source at the EFCC, the report said Moro was arrested today, February 22, in connection with the 2014 immigration recruitment scam.

At least 20 job seekers reported died in the incident.

 “Abba Moro is currently with us,” the source was quoted to have said. "And most likely he will be charged to court.”

According to Premium Times, a former Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Anaesthesia Nwaobia, and a deputy director who allegedly facilitated the scam, were also arrested.

Report says they will be arraigned on a 12-count charge in the Federal High Court Abuja tomorrow, February 23.

Some of the charges against Moro and his colleagues include obtaining by false pretence, procurement offences, corrupt practices and money laundering.

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