The Court of Appeal in Kebbi have sentenced Kebbi State’s Accountant-General Mohammed Dakingari to 70 years in prison after finding him guilty of N1.6bn fraud.
The news came as delight for some Nigerians as they saw it as a step in the right course on the war against corruption.
The EFCC official tweeter handle broke the news to the delight of some Nigerians.
JUST IN: Court of Appeal Kebbi finds state's Accountant-General Mohammed Dakingari guilty of N1.6bn fraud sentences him to 70yrs in prison.
— EFCC Nigeria (@officialEFCC) October 20, 2017
See reactions from some Nigerians
In Nigeria ?
This is news of the year #NewNigeria
— iam_Phemmy_Nice® 🦅 (@phemmynice) October 20, 2017
Gba be. The bestest news ever. And more may we hear of. EFCC I'm in love with you. I don't know if you're a she or he
— Fisayo (@fisayosadiku) October 20, 2017
For real! In this country of ours? U guys don't mean it, is it a joke? 70yrs ! In a country of ours where justice can be bought & sold.
— 👑ADEGBOYEGA ADEDEJI (@roomm4) October 20, 2017
Wow….. This the change we have been waiting for, let's see more of this and this Countrywould be a better place for all
— Ayubi (@Yiung_Boss) October 20, 2017