By Ikechukwu Nnochiri
Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja has remanded the immediate past Minister of Interior, Abba Moro in Prison custody over his alleged complicity in a N676million job scam.
Moro was remanded at Kuje prison after he pleaded not guilty to an 11-count criminal charge that was preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Equally remanded in prison custody was a Deputy Director in the ministry, Mr. F. O Alayebami. Abba Moro However, Justice Chikere granted administrative bail to the 2nd defendant, Mrs. Anastasia Daniel-Nwobia, who was a former Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Interior when the alleged fraud was committed.
Mrs. Daniel-Nwobia who is nursing a baby, through her lawyer, Chief Chris Uche, SAN, persuaded the court to allow her to go home to take care of her baby.