Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has withdrawn his service as prosecuting counsel in the trial of a former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, who is facing six counts of N2.45bn fraud before a Federal High Court in Abuja.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC had, on May 18, 2015, re-arraigned Sylva for the offences he allegedly committed between October 2009 and February 2010 as governor of Bayelsa State.
However, counsel from Keyamo’s law firm, John Ainetor, appeared in court on Monday, informing the presiding judge, Justice Evoh Chukwu, of his principal’s decision to withdraw from further prosecuting the case.
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Source:: New Mail