EFCC Finally Bows to Court Order, Produces Former CBN Governor, Emefiele Before Abuja Court

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has produced former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama.

Emefiele appeared in court on Tuesday. He was dressed in native attire and a cap, Emefiele was led into the courtroom by some official of the EFCC.

production in court on Wednesday afternoon is in compliance with the order made on November 2. Justice Olukayode Adeniyi had, on November 2 while ruling on an ex-parte application by Emefiele, ordered the EFCC to either release him unconditionally or produce him on November 6 for the court to grant him bail.

Justice Adeniyi restated the order on November 6 when the came came up, but the EFCC neither released nor produced him in court.

The courtroom is currently packed, awaiting the judge’s arrival and for proceedings to commence.