Activists Ask EFCC to Drop Malabu Case against Adoke after New Revelations


Mohammed Adoke

Davidson Iriekpen

A civil society group, The Justice and Equity Forum (JEF), has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to withdraw its case against former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, in the light of new revelations at the ongoing OPL 245/Malabu trials in Milan, Italy.

In a statement signed by the co-conveners, Alhaji Idris Kainji and Adebowale Peters, the group contended that in the money laundering case filed against Adoke at the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the EFCC, “there is not a single mention of OPL 245 and Malabu in the court papers and this must be considered curious under any circumstance.”

It however, commended the Chairman of EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, for the progress Nigeria has recorded in the anti-graft war under his watch but said Magu, like all human beings, is not perfect and should be supported and encouraged by all Nigerians in…

Source: Thisday Newspaper