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BREAKING: EFCC threatens to invite Nigerian army to arrest absentee Yahaya Bello to face charges of ‘N80.2 billion money laundering’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has threatened to invite the Nigerian Army to effect the arrest of the former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Adoza  Bello for arraignment before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.


EFCC’s legal team issued the threat before Justice Emeka Nwite on Thursday after explaining how a person of immunity protected Bello from arrest following the court’s bench warrant.


The court had fixed today for plea alongside the ex-governors nephew, Ali Bello, Dauda Suleiman and Abdulsalam Hudu on 19- count charges bordering on money laundering to the tune of N80, 246, 470, 088.88.