Breaking :Court Grants Atiku Son-Iaw Bail Over $2m Laundering

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Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday granted bail to Abdullahi Babalele, son-in-law of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

He admitted him to bail for N20million with one surety in like sum.

The surety must be resident in Lagos and must produce evidence of means through an affidavit, the judge ruled.

Babalele was directed to deposit his passport, which has been with the prosecution, with the court.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned him on Wednesday for allegedly laundering $140,000 during the general elections.

The commission also arraigned Atiku’s lawyer, Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie and his brother Erhunse Giwa-Osagie, on a separate charge of laundering $2million.

They were also remanded pending bail.

Hearing in the Giwa-Osagies’ bail applications is ongoing.




One thought on “Breaking :Court Grants Atiku Son-Iaw Bail Over $2m Laundering

  1. Kolapo Azeez

    APC have nailed Atiku In-law, let the guy face the music of his crime and I urge readers to desist from dragging Atiku personality into the mud because of this

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