Sen. Shehu Sani defects to PRP

The Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) has arraigned former Senator representing Kaduna Central, Sen. Shehu Sani, before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

He was arraigned before Justice Inyang Ekwo on two counts of bribery and advance fee fraud on Monday.

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However, Sani pleaded not guilty to the charges.

According to the charges, Sani allegedly collected $15,000 from a businessman, Sani Dauda under false pretence on November 20, 2019, promising to give the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Mohammed, in other to influence some pending cases in court.

He also allegedly collected $10,000 from Mr. Dauda to bribe the acting chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.