Former president Goodluck Jonathan‘s cousin, Azibaola Robert was on Tuesday ordered to be remanded in Kuje Prison by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja pending the determination of his bail application.
According to NTA, Azibaola and his wife, Stella, were arraigned alongside their company, One Plus Holding Limited on a 7-count charge bordering on money laundering, criminal breach of trust and corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
They were alleged to have diverted $40million (forty million US dollars) purportedly meant for the supply of tactical communication kits for Special Forces. The funds were alleged to have been transferred from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the domiciliary account of their company.
Justice Dimgba ruled that Stella could continue to enjoy the administrative bail earlier granted her by the EFCC and adjourned to June 8th, 2016 for ruling on Azibaola’s bail application.