Lagos - The money laundering trial of former governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja, can now properly take off after an eight year delay, reports Premium Times
It resumes after a bid at the Appeal Court to have charges against him quashed was rejected, so Ladoja will be re-arraigned for money laundering before a Federal High Court in Lagos.
The court on Monday adjourned the till November 18 for the fresh arraignment of the Accord Party leader.
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The charges were filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Saheed Bagir, the judge who read the decision of the appeal court, upheld the powers of the EFCC to prosecute offenders under the money laundering act.
The anti-graft agency had arraigned Ladoja and another person on a 10-count charge of laundering funds taken from government coffers.
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