Senator Dariye bags 16-year jail term

OrderPaperToday – A Federal High Court in Gudu, Abuja has issued a cumulative 16-year jail term term to a Senator representing Plateau Central in the National Assembly, Joshua Chibi Dariye.

Dariye, who was a Governor of the State, was convicted of 15 counts, including a criminal breach of trust and criminal misappropriation.

While giving the judgement on Tuesday, Judge Justice Olubukola Banjoko sentenced Dariye, to two years for misappropriation and 14 years for a criminal breach of trust.

Banjoko noted that the pronounced sentences will run concurrently, which means that Dariye may end up spending 14 years, in total, in jail.

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