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Ex-minister, Jumoke Akinjide, two other PDP chieftains to be re-arraigned in June

 Ex-minister, Jumoke Akinjide, two other PDP chieftains to be re-arraigned in June

A previous Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mrs. Jumoke Akinjide, and two different chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State would be re-charged in court one month from now by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

GISTOK.COM accumulated that the trio of Akinjide, a girl to a previous Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation amid the second republic, Chief Richard Akinjide and Senator Ayo Adeseun who spoke to Oyo Central Senatorial District somewhere in the range of 2011 and 2015 and Mrs. Olanrewaju Otiti were accused of N650 million affirmed extortion.

The cash was a piece of the reserve purportedly shared by the PDP stalwarts amid the 2015 battles.

The EFCC guaranteed that the litigants got cash from a previous Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in the development to the 2015 general races.

The cash, as indicated by the counter join office, was said to shape some portion of an all-out aggregate of 115 million dollars supposedly dispensed by Alison-Madueke to impact the result of the 2015 Presidential Election.

Akinjide, Adeseun, and Otiti would show up before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Federal High Court in Lagos on June 11.

Akinjide was first summoned on January 16, 2018, preceding Justice Sule Hassan nearby Adeseun and Otiti, on an altered 24-check charge verging on extortion and illegal tax avoidance.

They, be that as it may, argued not blameworthy, and were allowed safeguard.

Preliminary started before Hassan, with observers affirming, yet halfway, the case was exchanged to Aneke.

At the point when the case came up on Friday before Aneke, the respondents mounted the dock.

Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), O.F.An Adeosun and Akinola Oladeji showed up for the principal, second and third respondents, individually.

Mr. U.U. Buhari declared appearance for the indictment.

Ayorinde implored the court to give another date for the re-arraignment, saying that lead indictment counsel, Mr. Rotimi Oyedepo, and himself were to show up in another preliminary under the steady gaze of another judge.

He told the court that Oyedepo would need to be available amid the arraignment.

His application was not restricted by other guidance.

Equity Aneke subsequently deferred the case till June 11, for re-arraignment.

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