A former Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika has pleaded not guilty to the alleged corrupt practices involving about N2.7 billion brought against him by the Federal Government


Sirika was arraigned before Justice Sylvanus Oriji at the Federal High Court in Abuja along with his daughter, Fatima, his son-in-law, Jalal Sule Hamma, and a firm – Al Buraq Global Investment Limited.


Following their denial of the fraud charges, their respective lawyers moved applications for their bail which was granted by Justice Oriji who admitted them on bail for ₦100m and two sureties each in the like sum.


The court fixed June June 10th for the commencement of the trial.


Sirika served under the administration of former president Muhammadu Buhari.


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