Former Senior special Assistant on domestic Affairs to ex- President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, and a financial institution legit, Iwejuo Nna, (aka. Taiwo A. Ebenezer and Olugbenga Isaiah) have been on Wednesday arraigned with the aid of the financial and financial Crimes fee, EFCC, earlier than Justice M.B. Idris of the Federal excessive courtroom Lagos on 23-counts of concealment, retention of proceeds of crime and failing to provide data.
Mr. Dudafa is alleged to have laundered over N1. Sixty seven billion whilst appearing his duties as top aide to the former president, thru the debts of four agencies – Ebiwise resources limited, Avalon global belongings development employer restricted, Rotato Inter-link services restricted and Pluto property and investment enterprise restrained.
He allegedly obtained the help of the second defendant, Mr. Nna, a bank supervisor who was in rate of the accounts.
While the fees were read to the defendants, they pleaded now not guilty.
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Suggest to the defendants, Aboyega Oyewole and Sunday Abumere, knowledgeable the court in their programs for bail dated June 10 which turned into filed on June thirteen, 2016, and urged the court docket to supply the accused bail.
Justice Idris adjourned the case till June 16, 2016 for listening to on the bail programs, at the same time as ordering the defendants to be remanded in prison custody.