Seized $9.8m: Court fixes March 9th for hearing on Ex-NNPC Boss, Yakubu’s Rights Enforcement
Justice Ahmed R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 9, 2017, for hearing on fundamental right enforcement suit filed by Andrew Yakubu, the former Group Managing Director, GMD, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
At the sitting today, counsel to the first respondent (EFCC), J. A. Ojogbane, told the court that he had filed necessary responses and ready to take the preliminary objections and counter affidavit, while counsel to the second respondent (AGF), T. A. Kazali told the court that they just filed their processes shortly before the court sitting, but were yet to be registered in the court record. Justice Mohammed, thereafter, adjourned for hearing on the motion.
On February 8, 2017, Yakubu reported to the Commission’s Kano Zonal Office where he admitted being the owner of both the house and the money recovered.