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Court clears Fani-Kayode of money laundering charges

01 July 2015, 14:44

Lagos -  A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday dismissed the money laundering charges brought against a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), reports Punch.

The court in its ruling noted that the EFCC failed to prove its case against Fani-Kayode.

Also read: EFCC re-arraigns Femi Fani-Kayode

The trial judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia described the prosecution case as feeble.

She stated that the prosecutor failed to prove the allegations against the accused person beyond reasonable doubt.

Fani-Kayode was the spokesperson of former President Goodluck Jonathan campaign team in the 2015 presidential election.

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