Thursday, 20 October 2016

CORRUPTION ALLEGATIONS:JUSTICE RITA OFILI-AJUMOGOBIA SHUNS EFCC INVITATION



A Federal High Court Judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumugobia has again ignored invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to explain her involvement in ongoing corruption investigation, Daily Trust learnt yesterday.

According to EFCC sources, two other Federal High Court judges, Justice Agbadu James Fishim and Justice Uwani Abba Aji yesterday morning responded to EFCC invitation.

They were said to have presented themselves before operatives at EFCC Lagos zonal office, Awolowo Road Ikoyi.

It was gathered that three other judges, Justices Mohammed Nasir Yunusa, Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa and Musa Haruna Kurya had earlier reported to the Commission on Monday 17th October 2016 and Tuesday 18th October 2016.

A source said some of the judges, who were accompanied by their lawyers, have so far been cooperating with operatives.

 “Meanwhile, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, one of the invited judges, who was expected to show up at the Commission yesterday is yet to honour the invitation,” the source said

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