COURT ORDERS FOR NBC DG’S PRESENCE

Written by on March 13, 2019

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has ordered that the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Moddibo Kawu, who has been accused of fraud to the tune of N2.5bn be brought to court on April 17, 2019, even if he is on a stretcher.

Justice F.O Giwa gave the ruling after Kawu’s lawyer, A.U Mustapha, told the court that his client was on admission at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State, and could not come to court.

The NBC DG was to be arraigned alongside Lucky Omoluwa and Dipo Onifade, Chairman of Pinnacle Communications Limited and the Chief Operating Officer respectively, over their alleged complicity in the mismanagement of the N2.5bn seed grant for the Digital Switch-Over programme of the Federal Government


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