Court adjourns trial of 2 PDP Chieftains to Ju

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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, adjourned until July 1 and 2, the trial of Clement Faboyede and Modupe Adetokunbo, chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), facing alleged money laundering charges.

Faboyede, the Ondo State Chairman of the PDP, and Adetokunbo, Director-General of the party’s 2015 campaign organisation in the state, are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N500 million money laundering.

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EFCC had arraigned them on June 29, 2018, on a three-count charge bordering on money laundering.

They had earlier pleaded not guilty to the charges and were granted bail in the sum of N50 million each.

The case which was slated for continuation of trial on Thursday was further adjourned until July 1 and July 2 for convenience.

On the next adjourned date, trial-within-trial will continue.

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