- Presidency has reacted to 40 years jail term slammed on ex-IART DG, Prof Benjamin Ogunbodede
- Ogunbodede was sentenced for corruptly enriching himself to the tune of N177 million
- The senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, Garba Shehu said the government is winning war against corruption
The Presidency has reacted to the 40 years jail term slashed on former director general of Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IART ), Prof Benjamin Ogunbodede, for defrauding the government to the tune of N177 million.
NAIJ.com gathered that the senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, Garba Shehu said this on Wednesday, October 4 on his Tweeter page.
While re-tweeting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s tweet, Shehu said: “We're winning the Anti-Corruption war. Kudos to Ibrahim Magu and his team.”
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Tuesday, September 3, sentenced Benjamin Ogunbodede.
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