Breaking News! The Appeal Court in Abuja has dismissed the conviction of the former National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh on the basis of manifest bias by justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court.
On February 25, 2020,Olisa Metuh was sentenced to a 7 Years imprisonment after he was found guilty of all the charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
EFCC filed charges of seven counts of money laundering and diversion of funds he received from the office of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki (rtd). Dasuki allegedly misappropriation about N19.4 billion arms funds during the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration and gave N400 million to Metuh.
Today, the conviction has been nullified and fresh trial to be commenced. More details coming soon.