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Court Orders EFCC To Arrest, Investigate Oshiomhole For Corruption Within 5 Days



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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja and presided over by Hon. Justice A.I. Chikere, on Tuesday gave leave to a rights activist, Bishop Ochei to serve the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC with an order of Mandamus to arrest and investigate All Progressives Congress, APC national chairman Adams Oshiomhole over allegations of corruption.

The order of Mandamus is to be complied with within five days, the court ruled.

Bishop Ochei’s lawyer, Dr. West-Idahosa while arguing a Motion Ex-Parte filed in Suit No FHC/ABJ/CS/628/ 2018 urged the Court to allow the Redpondents file a reply to the weighty allegations made against them by the Applicant in support of the Federal Government’s fight against corruption.

He referred the court to 86 exhibits filed in Court by the Applicant in support of his application. He also relied on several Orders of the Federal High Rules, Sections 15 & 24 of the 1999 Constitution as amended.

The case has been adjourned to 23rd October, 2018 for arguments from all the parties


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