Former AGF, Mohammed Adoke Freed From EFCC Custody

Former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) has regained his freedom from EFCC’s custody after being arraigned this morning before a Federal High Court in Abuja on new charges of money laundering.

Adoke who was arrested on December 19, 2019 after returning to Nigeria from a self-imposed exile, was granted bail by Justice Binta Nyako after being arraigned before the court today February 10.

Justice Binta subsequently ordered the release of the former AGF after his counsel Mike Ozekhome disclosed that his client had fulfilled the conditions attached to a previous and similar bail he (Adoke) was granted by Gwagwalada Division of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on January 30.

Adoke who was released alongside co-defendant, Aliyu Abubakar who is being accused of paying a dollar equivalent of N300m into the former AGF’s account, departed the court in Ozekhome’s car at about 3.15pm.

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