Hassan Lawal, Ex-Minister Alleged To Have Stolen N75.8Billion Dies

Hassan Lawal, one-time Minister of Works and Housing, has passed on after suffering an illness. He was said to have died at the Turkish Nizamye hospital, Abuja. Lawal served in the administration of late President Musa Ya’adua, and earlier serving as Minister of Labour and Productivity under ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, in 2012, accused Lawal and nine others of stealing N75.8 billion.

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