FG Withdraws Charge Of Illegal Possession Firearms Against Emefiele, Files Fresh Charges Against Him

The ordeal of the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele is not over yet as the Federal Government on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, filled fresh charges with 20 counts had been filed against Emefiele at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

The Federal Government also applied to withdraw the charge of illegal possession of firearms filed against the suspended governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.

Director of Public Prosecutions at the Federal Ministry of Justice Mohammed  Bakodo Abubakar who approached the federal high court in Ikoyi with an oral application said the withdrawal followed the result of further investigations.

Abubakar made this known while speaking with newsmen after Tuesday’s August 15, 2023 proceedings.

On July 25, Emefiele was arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on “illegal possession of firearms” at a federal high court in Ikoyi, Lagos.


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