Breaking: Ex-governor arraigned, pleads not guilty to 24-count charge over alleged N11.5bn fraud

Daily Trust reports that Shema was arraigned over an alleged financial misappropriation of local government funds amounting to N11.5 billion. 

At the time of this report, the case was stood down for 15 minutes and was being observed by the court before proceedings would continue. 

The report said a counsel in the case, Earnest Obunadike, said after the stand-down, the prosecuting team shall start presenting witnesses.
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