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JUST IN: Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer arraigned by EFCC for money laundering

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JUST IN: Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer arraigned by EFCC for money laundering

Abdullahi Bbalele, said to be the son-in-law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa, said to be Atiku’s lawyer has been dragged before a Federal High court seating in Lagos for money laundry.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, who made the arrest on Wednesday, stated that Abdullahi Bbalele had allegedly laundered $140,000 during the 2019 general elections.

Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa,who did not also escape the grasp of EFCC has been separately arraigned for alleged laundry of $2M during the 2019 polls.

The Judge presiding over the case, Justice Nicholas Oweibo adjourned till Thursday to take their bail applications.

The Judge also ordered that the duo be returned to EFCC’s custody. 

 

Edwin Eriye

 

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