Ex-finance minster seeks transfer, severance of criminal charge


Published on November 14, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

Nenandi Usman

Nenandi Usman

A former minister of finance, Nenandi Usman on Monday informed a Federal High Court, Lagos of her application seeking severance and transfer of a criminal charge pending before the court.

Usman is charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside, a former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and Danjuma Yusuf, on a 17 count charge bordering on the offences.

Fani-Kayode who was also Director, Media and Publicity of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign organisation, was on Monday, absent in court.

His counsel, Mr Wale Balogun said the accused absence was due to his inability to perfect bail conditions, after his arraignment over criminal charge before a Federal High Court, Abuja.

However, counsel to Usman, Mr F.O Orbih (SAN) informed the court of his application, seeking severance of…

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