Alleged fraud: Court fixes date for continuation of EFCC suit against Yahaya Bello’s nephew

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed May 30 and 31 for continuation of the trial of Ali Bello a nephew to Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi.

Bello and three others were arraigned before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)for alleged N3 billion.

When the matter in the suit marked ABJ/CR/573/2022 (FRN Vs. Ali Bello and 3 others was called on Tuesday, the prosecution, led by Rotimi Oyedepo, SAN, called their first witness Nicholas Oyemomoni from the American International School, Abuja.

Oyemomoni however, could not complete his testimony because the defense team, led by Abubakar Aliyu, SAN, objected to documents, which the EFCC sought to tender in evidence through him.

Aliyu prayed the court to allow him raise the objection in his final written address while admitting the documents provisionally.

The prosecuting counsel objected to this on the grounds that the documents could not be provisionally admitted.

The judge, Justice Obiora Egwuatu thereafter adjourned the matter until May 30 and 31 for continuation of trial.

Recalls that the court admitted Bello and the three others to bail on Feb. 20 with the sum of N500 million



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