Obanikoro to stay in EFCC care, says attorney

Musiliu Obanikoro: Detained by EFCC

Musiliu Obanikoro, a previous minister of state for defence under former President Goodluck Jonathan, is to stay in the care of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) till Tuesday, October 18, 2016. This was uncovered by his legal advisor, James Onoja.

Obanikoro had been flame broiled by the anti-graft organization upon his landing from the United States, where he had been for a considerable length of time. He is blamed for debasement while in office.

Premium Times cites Onoja, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), as saying Obanikoro had composed his announcement and clarified what he thinks about the charge against him.

"He submitted himself to them after coming back to the nation toward the beginning of today. Shockingly, he won't be out again today," Onoja said, including: "He let them know all he knew in his announcement, so we trust he'll be discharged tomorrow."

He likewise gave the feeling that if the previous pastor was not discharged, then he would "do the needful" by falling back on the courts. Obanikoro had been announced needed by the EFCC in connection to his part in the affirmed money related outrage that shook the Ekiti state governorship race won by Ayodele Fayose.

He is additionally blamed for utilizing his children, Gbolahan and Jide, to corner government contracts worth about N4.7 billion that were never executed. Representative of the EFCC couldn't affirm if the previous pastor would spend the night at the EFCC office.
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