The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today arraigned Abiodun Agbele, aide to the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on an eleven count charge bordering on conspiracy to launder the sum of over N4.6 billon. In a statement released today, the commission reported that Abgele, alongside Musliu Obanikoro, former Minister of Defence for State, Sylvan Mcnamara Ltd, Lt. A.O Adewale, Tunde Oshinowo and Olalekan Ogunseye, all at large were alleged to have laundered monies transferred from the Office of the National Security Adviser with Central Bank of Nigeria, Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (Rtd).
The defendant pleaded not guilty when the charges were read to him. Justice Dimgba, after listening to arguments from both defence and prosecution counsels, as to whether or not the accused be granted bail, remanded the accused person to prison and adjourned the case to Friday, August 05, 2016 for ruling of bail application.

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