BY VICTO BUORO, ABUJA – A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Friday granted the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to remand the former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Mohamed Adoke for 14 days to enable it carry out investigation.

In his ruling, Justice Othman Musa, who is the sitting vacation judge granted an ex-parte motion moved by EFCC’s lawyer, Fatima Mustapha to allow the anti-graft agency to detain him.

Justice Musa ruled; “Application to remand the suspect in EFCC custody for 14 days pending investigation is granted.”

Adoke, who returned to the country accompanied by officers of INTERPOL from Dubai on Thursday afternoon was immediately picked up by the EFCC and detained thereafter.


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