BREAKING: Court discharges Atiku’s lawyer from $2m fraud charge
A Federal High Court in Lagos, presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke has dismissed a $2 million money laundering charge against Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.
The case was filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) who accused the defendant of delivering the said sum to former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2019.
Ruling, Justice Aneke held that the EFCC failed to establish that the money in question was illegally transferred and utilised.
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