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EFCC Appeals Jonah Jang, Pam’s Acquittal In Alleged N6.3b Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday said it will appeal the judgment of Justice C.L Dabup of the Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, who discharged and acquitted a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah David

Jang and a former cashier in the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (OSSG), Yusuf Pam, were discharged and acquitted on the 17-count charges  bordering on criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of Plateau State funds to the tune of N6.3 billion.

EFCC, in a statement by its Spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, said the Commission has initiated processes for an Appeal immediately.

The full statement reads: The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to the Friday, September 2, 2022 judgment of Justice C.L Dabup of the Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos,  discharging and acquitting a former governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah David Jang and a former cashier in the Office of the Secretary to the State Government, OSSG,  Yusuf Pam, of the   seventeen- count charges  bordering on criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of Plateau State funds to the tune of N6.3 billion.

 “The Commission has initiated processes for an Appeal immediately.”

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