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Okoyomon extradition case deferred

15 April 2015, 08:03 Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - The Federal High Court in Abuja has deferred ruling in the extradition proceedings brought against Ehidiamhem Okoyomon, former Managing Director and Chief Executive of Nigeria Security, Printing and Minting Company (NSPMC) to next month.

The Office of Attorney General is seeking his extradition to the United Kingdom for alleged corruption.

Tuesday's  adjournment is the fourth time ruling would be deferred in the extradition case.

Also Read:Court loses patience over ex-Plateau governor’s antics

Okoyomon is wanted in the UK over his alleged role in the bribery scandal involving officials of Central Bank of Nigeria, NSPMC and Securency International Pty of Australia between 2006 and 2008.

The case will be heard on May 4.

- CAJ News

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