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Alleged $2m Money Laundering: EFFC Re-Arraigns Atiku’s Lawyer, Brother

 

The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee has re-arraigned Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, for allegedly laundering the sum of $2million through the 2019 normal elections.

He was re-arraigned on the Federal Excessive Court docket in Lagos on Friday, alongside his youthful brother, Erhunse Giwa-Osagie on three counts.

Their re-arraignment follows the switch of the case file from Justice Nicholas Oweibo to Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke.

In one of many counts, the Giwa-Osagie’s have been each alleged to have conspired amongst themselves on February 12, 2019, to make money fee of the sum of $2 million (USD), with out going by means of monetary establishments.

When the counts have been learn to the defendants, they each pleaded not responsible. The courtroom then permitted them to proceed on the bail earlier granted by the earlier choose.

Justice Aneke additionally mounted Monday, March 9 to rule on Atiku’s legal professionals utility searching for permission to journey overseas for his medicals.

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