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Grace Taiga remanded over P&ID contract

By Sodiq Omolaoye, Abuja
18 January 2022   |   4:00 am
Justice Obiora Egwuatu of the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, has remanded Grace Taiga, a former Director of Legal at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, in prison custody pending perfection of her bail condition.

Justice Obiora Egwuatu of the Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, has remanded Grace Taiga, a former Director of Legal at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, in prison custody pending perfection of her bail condition.

The defendant, who is facing prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly receiving bribes to facilitate the award of contract in the infamous Process & Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) scandal, failed to provide a surety after she was granted bail by the court in October 2021.

The judge adjourned the matter till February 3, 2022 for continuation of hearing.

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