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Court dismisses Femi Fani-Kayode case against FG

29 June 2016, 14:19

Abuja - An Abuja High Court has dismissed a suit filed by the former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode against his alleged prolonged detention before trial, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), reports Businessday

In his ruling on Tuesday, Justice Adeboyega Adeniyi said the EFCC acted within its statutory power and in line with the commission’s Act.

Justice Adeniyi held that the remand order obtained from a Lagos Magistrate Court, by the EFCC is guided by the provisions of chapter 4 of the 1999 Constitution which allows it to  question anyone during the course of an investigation.

Also read: 4.9bn fraud: EFFC arraigns Fani-Kayode

Fani-Kayode had sued the Nigerian government and the EFCC over his prolonged detention.

The former minister is currently facing a 17-count charge bordering on money laundering among others to the tune of N840 alongside three others.

Fani Kayode was on Tuesday arraigned before Justice Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos on alongside Nenadi Usman, a former Minister of Finance and Director of Finance PDP Presidential Campaign Organization in the last general election, on a 17-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, corruption and making cash payments exceeding the law.

- News 24


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