Former NNPC boss, Andrew Yakubu withdraws N1bn suit against EFCC

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Former Managing Diretor of NNPC, Andrew Yakubu, has withdrawn his N1

billion fundamental human rights lawsuit filed against EFCC. Yakubu

filed the suit after the antigraft agency arrested him following the

discovery of$9.7 million and £74,000 in his house in Kaduna on

February 3rd.

At the resumed hearing of the case this morning, Yakubu's counsel,

Adeola Adedipe, told the judge that he had filed a notice of

discontinuance of the suit on behalf of his client. Adedipe said that

the bail given to his client was the reason the suit was being

discontinued. The presiding judge, Justice Mohammed, there after

struck out the suit.

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