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Metuh appears in court despite ill health

23 May 2016, 16:04

Abuja - Despite his health condition, the immediate past spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh on Monday appeared in court to continue his trial, reports Premium Times

Metuh had on Thursday threw up at the car park of the Federal High Court, venue of his ongoing trial, after receiving medication at the National Hospital the previous night.

He had also in April slumped at the commissioning of the caretaker committee of the Yobe and Borno States PDP chapter.

Also read:  Metuh rushed back to national hospital 

Metuh according to  The Sun has applied to the court for the release of his passport to enable him travel to the United Kingdom for medical treatment.

Metuh’s trial, which began in January, has had two adjournments, resulting from the politician’s failing health.

He is facing a seven-count charge of criminal breach of trust and money laundering to the tune of N400m brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

- News 24


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