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EFCC’s Witness’ Competence Stalls Adoke’s Trial

The trial of the  Former Lawyer-Normal of the Federation, Mr Mohammed Adoke has as soon as once more been adjourned.

Naija Information  Needless to say the Ex-AGF’s trial was once stalled for the reason that prosecutor didn’t serve the defendants with the evidence of proof and remark of the witness.

Mr Adoke was once arraigned on Tuesday, August 8, along an Abuja-based businessman, Aliyu Abubakar, earlier than Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal Prime Court docket in Abuja.

The defendants had pleaded now not in charge to a 14-count rate of cash laundering filed in opposition to them all through the remaining sitting.

The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) had in June filed an extra seven fees in opposition to the previous AGF over cash laundering allegations involving about N400 million.

The previous AGF’s trial which was once intended to start out remaining week was once stalled because of the amended fees.

Because the trial resumed, the prosecutor, Bala Sanga, knowledgeable the court docket of an amended rate he filed on July 29 which was once served on all of the defendants.

Justice Ekwo frowned on the overdue submitting of the amended rate and moved to adjourn the trial until Tuesday at the flooring that he’s but to sight the amended fees.

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