MONEY LAUNDERING: COURT SHIFTS RE-ARRAIGNMENT OF ORJI UZOR KALU

The re-arraignment of Former Abia state governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu and two others have been shifted to the 7th of June 2021 following the request by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to transfer the Arraignment to Lagos where the alleged offence was committed by the defendants.

EFFC counsel Chile Okoroma, informed Justice Inyang Ekwo that the anti-graft agency has written the Chief judge of the Federal High Court demanding that the trial be moved from Abuja to Lagos based on a Supreme Court judgement and that the two letters dated Jan 20 and February 1st  is yet to get the response of the chief judge hence, the application for the matter to be adjourned indefinitely.

However, justice Ekwo who declined to adjourn the matter indefinitely fixed June 7th for the parties in the matter to report back to the court

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