Nigerians react to ex-minister’s fraud acquittal

Presiding judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, ​in dismissing the charges, held that the prosecution’s case was “feeble”.

 

A Federal High Court in Lagos today, July 1, 2015, cleared former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode of fraud charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Presiding judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, ​in dismissing the charges, held that the prosecution’s case was “feeble”.

Following the verdict, Fani-Kayode announced that he would be changing his name to ‘Olukayode’ to show his gratitude to God.

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