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Orubebe set to face trial over alleged false asset declaration, N70m bribe

Former Minister of Niger Delta, Elder Godsday Orubebe, is to be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on four counts of false assets declaration and bribery.

Mr Orubebe is being charged by the Code of Conduct Bureau for alleged failure to declare landed property in Kyamu and Asoko district, both in Abuja, on assumption of office as minister on September 26, 2007.

In the other counts, Mr Orubebe is also facing charges of allegedly accepting bribes totalling 70 million naira from one Pastor Jonathan Alota for the award of contracts in favour of his company.

The former Niger Delta Minister is to appear before the Justice Danladi Umar-led Code of Conduct Tribunal on November 9, 2015.

 

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