The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has closed its case against the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeniyi Ikuforiji. Counsel to the EFCC in the N503 scam suit preferred against the Speaker, Godwin Obla, SAN, told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday, that he had already presented two witnesses before the court and was satisfied with their testimony. "I am satisfied with the evidence brought so far, I will not be calling more witnesses", he said.
Counsel to Ikuforiji, Wole Olanipekun , SAN, prayed the court for a date in order to file a no-case submission and written address. Justice Ibrahim Buba, after listening to all the submissions, adjourned the matter till July 7, 2014.
Ikuforiji is facing trial alongside his Personal Assistant, Oyebode Atoyebi, in a 54- count charge bordering on money laundering.
Head, Media & Publicity
20th June, 2014