Court acquits Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji of N600m fraud charge

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The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, has been discharged and acquitted by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court of alleged laundering of about N600m.

Ikuforiji’s aide, Oyebode Atoyebi was equally discharged of the same alleged crime.

The two were arraigned before the Federal High Court on June 24, 2013 on 56 counts bordering on conspiracy.

Buba, while discharging the two held that the prosecution failed to prove the allegation of money laundering preferred against them.

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