Monday, 1 February 2016
Alleged $620k bribe: FG reopens Farouk Lawan’s trial tomorrow
The House of Representatives members were first arraigned on a seven-count charge before Justice Mudashiru Oniyangi of the High Court of the FCTin Maitama, Abuja on February 2, 2013.
They were accused of receiving the $620, 000 as bribe from Otedola so that they can exclude the names of Otedola’s companies, Zenon Petroleum and Gas as well as Synopsis Enterprises Limited, from the list of companies found to have allegedly defrauded the Federal Government of billions of naira in the petroleum subsidy scam, which their committee was created to investigate.
Posted by Ekpedeme Albert