JONATHAN’S AIDE, DUDAFA DISCHARGED AND ACQUITTED OVER 1.6BILLION FRAUD CHARGES

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged and acquitted a former Senior Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, and a banker, Joseph Iwuejo, who were charged with N1.6bn fraud. The court, in a judgment by Justice Mohammed Idris, said it found it difficult to convict the ex-presidential aide and the banker because the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission failed to prove the charges against them beyond reasonable doubts. The judge held that the EFCC failed to call vital witnesses, including Jonathan, one…

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