The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, arraigned Sa’adu Maiwada, Deputy Accountant General of Katsina State, alongside Sani Lawal BK before Justice M.S Abubakar of the Federal High Court Katsina on a two count charge of conspiracy and money laundering.
Also arraigned along with the defendants is a company, Integrated Gas Services Limited, where the 1st defendant doubles as managing director.
The defendant, in their capacity as then Sub-Treasurer and Deputy Sub-Treasurer in the office of Accountant General of Katsina State, allegedly colluded and diverted the sum of N261,869.
824.00 (Two Hundred and Sixty-one Million, Eight Hundred and Sixty-nine Thousand, Eight Hundred and Twenty-four Naira, Ten Kobo Only) from the coffers of Katsina State Government.
The stolen funds were allegedly laundered through Integrated Gas Services Limited, a company where the 1st defendant (Maiwada) is a director.