Former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) has regained his freedom from EFCC’s custody after being arraigned this morning before a Federal High Court in Abuja on new charges of money laundering.

Adoke who was arrested on December 19, 2019 after returning to Nigeria from a self-imposed exile, was granted bail by Justice Binta Nyako after being arraigned before the court today February 10.

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Justice Binta subsequently ordered the release of the former AGF after his counsel Mike Ozekhome disclosed that his client had fulfilled the conditions attached to a previous and similar bail he (Adoke) was granted by Gwagwalada Division of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on January 30.

Adoke who was released alongside co-defendant, Aliyu Abubakar who is being accused of paying a dollar equivalent of N300m into the former AGF’s account, departed the court in Ozekhome’s car at about 3.15pm

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