Yahaya Bello Asserts Readiness for Legal Showdown with EFCC But Afraid Of Arrest

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Former Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has declared his readiness to confront the charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Bello, facing a 19-count charge, expressed his willingness to appear before the Federal High Court in Abuja.

 

Despite his absence during the arraignment, Bello delegated a team of lawyers to represent him before the court on Tuesday. Addressing the court, Mr. Adeola Adedipe, SAN, a member of Bello’s legal team, assured that his client was prepared to participate in the legal proceedings. Adedipe emphasized that Bello’s absence was motivated by fear of arrest.

 

The former governor’s decision to face the charges head-on signals a significant development in the ongoing legal battle, shedding light on the complexities surrounding the case.

 

With Bello’s determination to engage with the judicial process, the case is poised to draw considerable attention and scrutiny in the coming days.

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