Former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel will appear before Justice Olanrewaju Mabekoje of Ogun State High Court 4, today to take his plea on a 43-count charge as the corruption case against him by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, resumes. Daniel, had on November 28, 2011, pleaded for more time to study the 27 additional count charge by EFCC after the first 16 count charge earlier filed. It will be recalled that the former governor was accused of diverting public funds into his personal accounts during his eight years as governor of the state. Sequel to the amendment of 16 count charge by EFCC, Daniel’s lead counsel, Taiwo Osipintan, at the last hearing, pleaded with the court to allow his client study the new charges.
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