A statement released by Wilson Ewujaren says the duo pleaded not guilty to the charges against them.
It reads; "The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, arraigned the duo of Buhari. Fannami and Ba-Kura Abdullahi on two separate one-count charge before Justice M. T Salihu of the Federal High Court Maiduguri, for allegedly giving false information to the agency under the whistleblowing policy.
Fannamit had misled the EFCC with the information about illegally acquired monies purportedly buried at the residence of one Ba'a Lawan but the information turned out to be false after the execution of a search warrant.
On his part, Ba-Kura Abdullahi also gave false information to the effect that large sum of money in naira and foreign currencies were buried in the residence of Ba'a Lawan.
The charge reads,
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Justice Salihu adjourned the matter to June 7 and 8, 2017 for hearing and ordered the accused to be remanded in the prison custody.