Michael Igbinedion convicted, to be sentenced April 30

Michael, together with Eboigbodin were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on 81- count charge.


The Federal High Court in Benin City, the Edo State capital, has convicted Michael Igbinedion, the younger brother of Edo State former governor Lucky Igbinedion of three and seven count charges bothering on money laundering, misappropriation of funds and abuse of office.

Michael, together with Eboigbodin and their companies; Gava Corporation Limited; Romrig Nigeria Limited; PML Securities Company Limited and PML Nigeria Limited were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on 81- count charge.

According to reports, the judgement was read for close to four hours, after which the presiding judge, Justice J. Liman, called for a recess. The sitting was later called a day.

Their sentencing has however been scheduled for Thursday, April 30, 2015.


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