Ex-Lagos Speaker’s N338m ‘money laundering’ case to start afresh


Robert Egbe

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday rescheduled till December 11, 2019 the re-arraignment of a former Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji and his aide, Oyebode Atoyebi, for alleged money laundering.

Ikuforiji and Atoyebi are facing a N338 million laundering charge filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The money, the commission said, belongs to the Lagos State government.

The Federal High Court, Lagos, discharged both men of the same allegations in 2015 on the ground that they had no case to answer.

But the lower court’s decision was reversed by the Supreme Court, following which Ikuforiji and Atoyebi were charged afresh by the EFCC before Justice Mohammed Liman.

Ikuforiji and Oyebode were not in court…



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