Monday, 22 April 2013

Misappropriation Case Against Gbenga Daniel Adjourned Till July



Further hearing on the alleged financial misappropriation  levelled against the former governor of Ogun state; Gbenga Daniel, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been stalled and adjourned till July. 
The case was stalled, because of another case in the Appeal Court in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, seeking to determine the stay of execution on count 1 to 13 of the 30th count charge against the former governor sought by the defense counsel.
It will be recalled that on the 11th of April, the defense counsel had approached the appellant court in Ibadan to challenge count 1 to 13, saying that it bothered on allegation of illegal conversion of state landed property which had been presided over by the land commission of inquiry, set up by the Ogun state government.
Ruling on the application for an adjournment asked by defense counsel led by Mrs Titilola Okanlawon, the presiding judge, Justice Olanrewaju Mabekoje of state high court four  however adjourned sitting till 5th and 11th of July.

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