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JUST IN: Court fixes date for Keyamo’s suit seeking to probe Atiku for corruption



The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has fixed March 7, 2023 as the date to begin hearing the case filed by Minister for State, Employment, Festus Keyamo seeking to have the presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar investigated and charged.

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Keyamo who made this known on his Twitter handle on Friday commented that “Nobody is above the law!”.

Ketamine, who is also the spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, had sued Atiku over a new corruption allegation against him by a former aide, Michael Achimugu.

According to Keyamo, the president of the court, Justice J.K Omotosho also “ordered that all court processes be served on Atiku by dropping them at his campaign office or pasting them on the premises of that office.”

Keyamo had, on January 16, sued Atiku over corruption allegations leveled against him by one Achimugu who claimed to be a one-time aide to the former Vice President.

In the suit, Keyamo had issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the Conduct of Conduct Bureau (CCB), the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arrest and prosecute Atiku on the strength of the allegations.

He had asked the anti-graft agencies to arrest and prosecute Atiku on offences bordering on money laundering, breach of the code of conduct for public officers, conspiracy, and criminal breach of trust and misappropriation.

He had based his petition on the allegations made by Achimugu, who, in a series of social media posts, had accused Atiku of using Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) to commit financial fraud.

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