The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, January 10, 2017, arraigned one Goodluck Ahuwan before Justice M.T.M Aliyu Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court on a one-count charge bordering on Criminal Breach of Trust.

The accused person in 2012 allegedly diverted the sum of N32 million belonging to one Muhammed Salihu Balami of Vision Plus Oil and Gas Limited as part payment for the purchase of a property situated in Kaduna State.

The charge read, "That you, Goodluck Ahuwan, being the Managing Director of Property Partners & Co., a company registered in Nigeria on or about the 7th of June, 2012 at Kaduna in the Kaduna judicial division of Kaduna State, being entrusted with the sum of N32,000,000 belonging to Vision Plus Oil and Gas Ltd, a PVC manufacturing company situated at No. 8 Road C Inuwa Abdulkadir Road, Kaduna South, dishonestly converted the said sum to your own use contrary to section 311 of the Penal Code and punishable under Section 312 of the same Code."

After listening to the charge, Mr. Ahuwan pleaded not guilty.

Counsel for the prosecution, J. Saidi, urged the court to immediately fix a date for the commencement of trial .

The case was adjourned to 9th of March, 2017 for consideration of the bail application.

Wilson Uwujaren
Head Media & Publicity
10th January, 2017

Goodluck Ahuwan was arraigned for a one-count charge of criminal breach of trust

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