EFCC To Slam Charges On Jide Omokore, Former Group MD Of NNPC Andrew Yakubu, Three Others Toda

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC will today, June 20, 2016,  arraign Jide Omokore and Andrew Yakubu, a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja on four counts of Money Laundering.

Other persons and corporations to be charged include Victor Briggs, Abiye Membere, David Mbanefo, Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Limited.

The anti-corruption agency detained Mr. Omokore over the weekend over allegations that he connived with former Nigerian oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke to steal billions of dollars in shady oil transactions. –SR