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Yahaya Bello absence stalls EFCC arraignment

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The former Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, was noticeably absent from the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, causing a delay in the planned arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged money laundering involving N84 billion.

The EFCC’s counsel, Kemi Phinro, informed the court that Bello’s absence was due to the protection he was allegedly receiving from someone with immunity.

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In response to the situation, Justice Emeka Nwite adjourned the proceedings to April 23rd.

Further details to follow….

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