The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ) has filed a 10-count charge against Babacchir Lawal, a former secretary to the government of the federation.
The charges were filed at a high court in the federal capital territory (FCT).
Charged alongside Lawal were Hamidu David Lawal; Sulaiman Abubakar; Apeh Monday; Rholavision Engineering Limited and Josmon Technologies Limited.
All the suspects are expected to face trial in the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, The Nation reports.
Part of the charges reads: “That you, Engr, Babachir David Lawal while being the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and a Director of Rholavision, Hamidu David Lawal being a director of Rholavision Engineering Limited, Sulaiman Abubakar being a staff of Rholavision Engineering Limited on or about the 7th of March 2016 at Abuja in the Abuja Judicial Division of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory did conspire to commit an offence to wit: fraudulent acquisition of property and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 26 (1) (c ) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000 and punishable under Section 12 of the same Act.”
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