Former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani has been served a bench arrest warrant for failing to appear before the court.
- Nnamani had in 2007 faced charges of alleged economic crime and money-laundering, amounting to N5 billion.
- Mohammed Yinusa, a justice of the Federal High Court had confiscated four companies and assets belonging to Nnamani.
- Nnamani’s re-arraignment was set for December 4, after EFCC’s lawyer wrote a request for adjournment.
What is happening:
Chuka Obiozor, a justice of the Lagos Federal High Court, issued the arrest warrant against Nnamani on Monday, which was set for his re-arraignment.
Obiozor said Nnamani’s counsel did not present concrete explanation on his client’s absence from court.