BREAKING NEWS: Alleged Money Laundering: EFCC Arraigns Atiku’s Son-in-law, lawyer
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday arraigned former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s son-in-law, Abdullahi Babalele.
He was arraigned at the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly laundering $140,000 during the general elections.
Also arraigned separately was Atiku’s lawyer, Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa, for allegedly laundering $2million.
The defendants pleaded not guilty before Justice Nicholas Oweibo.
The judge ordered their remand in EFCC’s custody pending hearing of their bail applications on Thursday.