A former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Administrative Secretary in Kwara State, Mr. Christian Nwosu, said yesterday that Justice Mohammed Idris lacked the jurisdiction to try him.
He said the judge ought to transfer the case to another judge, having been elevated to the Court of Appeal.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) re-arraigned Nwosu at the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly accepting gratification from former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke (“still at large”).
He was re-arraigned with Tijani Bashir before Justice Idris.
They were charged with an INEC official, Yisa Adedoyin, who pleaded guilty to the offence and was convicted, following a plea bargain. Read more