ICPC Drags Former Customs CG, Alhaji Dikko Inde, To Court Over N1bn Fraud 

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has accused former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko Inde of misappropriating over N1billion.

On the strength of the allegation, the ICPC has concluded arrangements to prosecute the former CG who left office in 2015.

The case, is scheduled to come up in the Federal High Court Abuja on February 14, two days to the presidential election.

However, Dikko is said not to be alone as the former Assistant Comptroller-General of Customs in charge of Finance, Administration and Technical Services (FATS), Garba Makarfi, is equally being accused of involvement.

A lawyer with law firm based in Abuja is also being listed as one of the defendants in the case.

This was contained in an affidavit dated January 25 and sworn to by a legal officer in ICPC, Mr. Ephraim Otti at the Federal High Court Abuja following an investigations carried out on the issue.

The ICPC legal officer said the defendants were invest

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