EFCC’s spokesman revealed that to News Agency of Nigeria, via an SMS in Abuja on Tuesday.
The Spokes man, Uwujaren
said that the commission had already served the former minister with
court processes, he did not give further details.
Fani-Kayode, who was Director of Media and Publicity of the PDP Presidential
Campaign Organisation, was re-arrested EFCC operatives while emerging
from a Federal High Court room in Lagos on Friday. A former Minister of
Finance, Nenandi Usman, one Danjuma Yusuf and a company, Joint Trust
Dimension Nigeria Ltd are all standing trial in the Lagos court. They are all facing a 17-count charge of unlawful retention, unlawful use
and unlawful payment of money to the tune of about N4.9 billion, a
charge they denied.
say that the Prosecutor, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, had concluded the witness’
evidence for the day, and the case adjourned till Nov. 14 and Nov. 15
for continuation of hearing. And shortly after the accused left the courtroom, two officers of the EFCC
dressed in white Kaftans, flanked his sides and requested that he
followed them to the commission.
He has been in the commission’s custody since then. (NAN)