Nigeria government arraigned justice Sylvester Ngwuta for false asset declaration

The former Supreme court Justice of Nigeria, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta was arraigned on Thursday for 8 counts charge of false asset declaration.    Justice Ngwuta’s house was raided on October 2016 by the State Security Service SSS; a huge amount of money was discovered at his residence.  Justice Ngwuta continue to maintain his innocence, he claimed that only  N400, 000 was found in his house and not the amount of local and foreign currencies reported during the DSS raid on October 7 & 8.

He pleaded not guilty and his case has been adjourned till July 5th at the request of Mr. Ngwuta’s defense team.