Federal High Court judge orders arrest of former Enugu State governor


MON, DECEMBER 4 2017-theG&BJournal-A Federal High Court judge in Lagos, Justice Chuka Obiozor has issued a fresh order to arrest former  Enugu State governor, Chimaroke Nnamani following the Nnamani’s lawyer to produce him in court.

Nnamani is currently facing charges on alleged N4.5billion fraud was scheduled to appear before the judge to defend the charges but his lawyers told the judge, who apparently was not convinced, that his client had undergone a heart surgery in the United States.  He said this was responsible for his absence.

Prosecutors also dismissed the excuse as bogus, because the photographs brought by the lawyer as proof had been taken in 2014.

The former governor is facing the charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The offences date back to his time as governor of Enugu State between 1999 and 2007.

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