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Justice Rita Ajumogobia re-arraigned by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday re-arraigned embattled Judge of the Federal High Court Lagos, Justice Rita Ajumogobia, for alleged money laundering.

Justice Rita Ajumogobia

NAN reports that Justice Rita Ajumogobia who was re-arraigned before Justice Mohammed Liman pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against her

Counsel to the defendant, Mr Mobolaji Kuji, while presenting his case urged the court to allow his client continue on the terms and conditions of bail earlier given by Justice Rilwan Aikawa before whom the defendant had earlier been arraigned.

However, Justice Liman while delivering judgement, ordered that the defendant continue on the bail earlier granted.

The judge also adjourned the case until April 21 and April 28 for trial

Recall that the anti-graft agency had on April 18, 2019, arraigned Ajumogobia before Justice Aikawa on an 18-count charge, bordering on breach of trust, false statement and unlawful enrichment

Justice Ajumogobia was also accused of concealing the total sum of N12 million in a Bank account of Nigel & Colive Ltd owned by her.

It was earlier reported by NAN that the  Justice Rita Ajumogobia who was re-arraigned before Justice Mohammed Liman pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against her. Despite this she was re-arraigned by the EFCC.

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