Abuja - A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to open its case in the N400m money laundering charges against the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, Punch reports.
Justice Okon Abang overruled the objection of the defence to the commencement of the trial
before directing the EFCC to call its first witness on Monday.
Meanwhile the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, is yet to meet the bail conditions imposed on him by a
Federal High Court in Abuja in connection with N400m which he allegedly collected from the office of the
National Security Adviser in November 2014.
The bail granted by Justice Okon Abang on January 16 was in the sum of N400m
with two sureties in the sum of N200m each.
The sureties to be presented by the accused are not only expected to be
residents of Abuja but must also own property in Maitama in the Federal Capital
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- News 24