Tuesday, April 15, 2014

N500mn fraud: Judge adjourns trial of Lagos Speaker indefinitely


Adeyemi Ikuforiji, Lagos State Assembly Speaker. [Photo: spyghana.com]

Adeyemi Ikuforiji is being charged with money laundering.

Justice Okechukwu Okeke of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has adjourned indefinitely the trial of Adeyemi Ikuforiji, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

While adjourning the matter, the judge blamed the prosecution for their “deliberate act” to delay the trial.

Mr. Ikuforiji is being tried for a N500 million fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

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