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Former Governor Of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki Remanded In Prison

​Former governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki has reportedly been remanded in Kuje prison custody by a federal high court in Abuja on Tuesday. 
This is coming just 5 days after the same high court granted him bail with two sureties who must be residents of Abuja.

At the court sitting, which was presided over by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, the ex governor was remanded in prison until he is able to meet the conditions attached to the bail granted to him.

Turaki is standing trial on 32 counts of fraud.

PoliticsNGR gathered that the bail was granted to him on liberal terms on July 14 by the vacation judge of the High Court, Justice Yusuf Halilu. Turaki’s bail stands at N500 million with two sureties at N250,000 each. The politician is also to submit his travel documents to the court.

The former governor was arrested by the EFCC on July 4th at a ceremony in Abuja after escaping arrest for 6 years. 

Turaki was arraigned by the anti-graft commission and 3 companies, Arkel construction, INC natural resources Ltd and Wildcat construction Ltd.

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