Today, the Federal High Court in Abuja allowed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) leave to charge previous oil Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and a previous Chairman of Atlantic Energy Drilling organization, Olajide Omokore, on February 25th.
Alison-Madueke and Omokore, are to be summoned on five tallies verging on scheme and unlawful demonstration of tolerating and giving satisfactions. Preliminary judge, Justice Valentine Ashi, allowed the EFCC leave, after the arraignment direct, Faruk Abdullahi told the court that while examinations were on going, the previous pastor left the nation and is as of now in the UK.
The suspects, are to be summoned for supposedly tolerating and giving endowment of properties depicted as penthouse 22,Block B, Admiralty Estate, Ikoyi, and penthouse 21, building 5, square C, Banana Island, Lagos. The EFCC said the supposed offense, negated the arrangements of Sections 26(1) and 17 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Act, 2000.
The investigator, Faruk Abdullahi told the court that while examinations were on going, the previous priest left the nation and is as of now in the United Kingdom. He likewise said that on welcome by the EFCC, Mrs Madueke declined to respect the welcome however everything has since been set up to guarantee she returns to confront preliminary.
The advice for the second litigant, Tayo Adeniyo SAN, told the court that his customer was not presented with the charges and his customer is prepared to demonstrate his innocence.