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Just In: EFCC arraigns Atiku’s son-in-law over fraud

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By Bukola Olasanmi

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, said to be a son-in-law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections.
Also, Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa, said to be Atiku’s lawyer, was separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $2m, in connection with the polls.
Atiku contested against President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Both Babalele and Osagie-Giwa were arraigned before the Federal High Court in Lagos.
They pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Justice Nicholas Oweibo adjourned till Thursday to take their bail applications.
The judge ordered that they be returned to the EFCC custody.

 

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