Court orders arrest of ex-Nigeria customs chief, Dikko

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the arrest of a former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko.

The judge issued the bench warrant against Mr Dikko for his continued failure to appear in court in respect of corruption charges instituted against him and two others by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC).

At the resumed hearing of the matter on Monday, Mr Dikko’s lawyer presented a medical report to the court.

The lawyer said his client was critically ill and on admission at a London hospital.

But the judge said Mr Akuma had on the last adjourned date, promised to produce his client in court.

Ms Ojukwu said the address on the medical report (No: N6 Ahmed Musa Crescent…

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