The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC has closed its case in the trial of former Minister of Aviation and Tourism, Femi Fani-Kayode over a 40-count amended charge on money laundering, Vanguardngr reports.
At a resumed hearing of the case in a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, counsel to the EFCC in a letter delivered by Mr. Vitalis Ahaotu to the presiding Judge, Justice Rita-Ofili Ajumogobia, the EFCC notified the court of the commission’s intention to close the case against the former Minister.
Counsel to Chief Fani-Kayode, Mr Wale Akoni did not object to the letter of closure but however informed the court of his intention to file a no-case submission to the charges against his client. The judge gave Mr Akoni 21 days to file a no case submission and adjourned the case till Oct. 28 for adoption of final written addresses. Continue…
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