Former AGF, Mohammed Adoke’s trial continues in Abuja

The trial of a former Attorney General of the Federation Mohammed Adoke on alleged money laundering before the federal high court in Abuja continued with the second Prosecution witness.

The witness, Edwin Ocheme- Ocheme a marketer with unity bank with 12 years experience said he opened an account for the former minister on 6th January, 2012 .

He said he acted on EFCC’s letter which demanded clarification on the account opened by the former minister.

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The bank opening document were tendered before the court and same was admitted in evidence.

Also in the in the suit involving Malabu Oil, and 7 other companies Edwin Ocheme-Ocheme was called as the 2nd prosecution witness.

The defendants are standing trial on a 67-count charge of money laundering in relation to the OPL 245 deal of 2011.

The companies listed in the charge are: A-Group Construction Company Limited, Rocky Top Resources Limited, Mega Tech Engineering Limited, Novel Properties and Development Company Limited, and Carlin International Nigeria Limited.

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Both trial has been adjourned to 17th may for continuation.

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