Thursday, 2 October 2014

EFCC Files Appeal Against Acquital Of Speaker Of Lagos State House Of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, has appealed against the judgement of the Federal High Court in Lagos which discharged the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji and his aide Oyebode Atoyebi of money laundering charges.

Justice Ibrahim Buba had on September twenty six discharged the accused after upholding a no-case submission filed on their behalf by their lawyers

The EFCC in its notice of appeal want the appellate court to set aside the decision of the lower court on grounds that it was erroneous and perverse.

No date has been fixed to hear the appeal.

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