Former Governor Sule Lamido and his two sons, Mustapha and Aminu,
incarcerated in Kano Prison on the orders of a Federal High Court judge
since last week, appeared in an Abuja court today, ostensibly to fight for
Lamido and his sons were moved from the prison yesterday morning.
Sule Lamido and his two sons were charged by the Economic Financial
Crimes Commission, EFCC, with money laundering, abuse of public
office and subtle bribery, amounting to N1.351 billion.
Justice Evelyn Anyadike last Thursday ordered that Lamido and his two
sons be remanded in Kano prison, following administrative hitches that
foiled their bail application.
She adjourned the case to 28 September for formal trial.
It is expected that a vacation judge will hear Lamido’s plea for bail