Court adjourns Ex-Lagos speaker’s case till May 19

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A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned until May 19, the continuation of trial of former speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, charged with alleged N338.8 million money laundering.

Ikuforiji is arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside his former Personal Assistant, Oyebode Atoyebi, on 54 counts of charge bordering on money laundering.

They had each pleaded not guilty before Justice Mohammed Liman and were allowed to continue on an earlier bail granted to them in 2012 when they were first arraigned.

At the last adjourned date on March 17, the EFCC closed its case after calling the second witness for the prosecution, Mr Adewale…



Source: Nigerian Tribune