Alleged N400m fraud: EFCC asks court to revoke Metuh’s bail, send him to prison


By Ikechukwu Nnochiri
ABUJA – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail it granted to former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh.


The anti-graft agency, in an application that was made by its lead counsel, Mr. Sylvanus Tahir, urged the court to remand Metuh in prison custody pending the determination of the criminal charge against him.

The application followed the absence of the embattled former PDP spokesman in court for two consecutive dates that his case was fixed for hearing.

Metuh is answering to a seven-count criminal charge alongside his firm, Destra Investment Limited.

EFCC is prosecuting him over allegation that he had before the 2015 Presidential election, received N400million from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA,…

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