Correctional Service official in Nasarawa arraigned over job scam
Mr Eyimoga Moses, a Superintendent with the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) in Lafia, Nasarawa State, has been arraigned in court over job racketeering.
Moses was arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) before Honourable Justice Abdul Dogo of the Federal High Court, Makurdi.
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Counsel to ICPC, Barr. Bako Alongs, said the defendant, with the Nasarawa State Command of the Service, collected the sum of N800,000 from a couple for two vacancy slots at the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State.
He said Eyimoga knew his promises were false and therefore, had committed an offence contrary to Section 1(1) of Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act 2006.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge and was admitted to bail.
According to reports, he was ordered to be remanded at the Nigeria Correctional Service, Makurdi, Benue State until he meets the bail conditions. The case was adjourned to 20th June 2023 for trial.