PDP campaign fund: Court remands ex-Gov Dakingari, 2 others in EFCC custody
They were alleged to have committed money laundry of N450 million, part of $115 million and 115 million dollars collected from a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Deizani Alison-Madueke contrary to section 1A of Money Laundry Act 2015 punishable under section 16(2B) among other.
Justice Basse Onu, ordered that the three defendants be remanded in the EFCC Birnin-Kebbi facility and adjourned the case for ruling and trial untill Dec. 10.
The defendants pleaded not guilty to all the counts charge as the lead Counsel to the EFCC, Johnson Ojogbane, prayed the court to begin immediate trial.
But counsel to Dakingari, Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN) prayed the court to grant his client bail, saying “my client was the former Governor of Kebbi without record of criminal cases argued that he would not jumped bail if granted”.