Money Laundering: Court Fixes Former Governor Nnamani’s Case for June 17

The long awaited trial of former Enugu State Governor, Chimaroke Nnamani  for  the alleged laundering of N 4.5 billion has been fixed for June 17, 2014.
The former Governor is one of the many ex-Governors been prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on counts bordering on different forms of financial misappropriation.
Nnamani has been dragged before a Federal High Court in Lagos on a 105 count charge of money laundering
The adjournment was announced on Wednesday after prosecuting counsel, Kelvin Uzozie announced his intent to commence trial with a witness he brought to court, but his request was tackled by the defence counsel who stated that the case had been adjourned for mention and not for trial, while the Judge, Mohammed Yinusa ruled in favour of the defence counsel and adjourned the case till June 17.
Nnamani served as Enugu State Governor between 1999 and 2007, the period he allegedly committed the offence before he became a Senator.
The likes of Ayo Fayose, Gbenga Daniel, Rasheed Ladoja, Alao Akala and many other are former Governors that are still facing the prosecution by the EFCC on matters bordering on financial crimes.

Author: NewsAdmin

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