Arraignment of Fani-Kayode over forgery allegations stalled


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was unable to arraign a controversial politician, a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode over allegations of forgery and procuring execution of documents by false pretence.

He appeared before Justice O.O. Fadipe of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.

The matter could not go on due to the application challenging the jurisdiction of the court and the ruling on the matter was subsequently adjourned to December 17, 2021

Fani-Kayode was accused of procuring documents under false pretence, contrary to the provision of Section 369 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.

Specifically, the EFCC claims that the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune

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