Defence counsel’s ill-health stalls alleged N8 bn scam suit against CBN officials

The absence defence counsel in a Federal Court in stalled the trial three Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) staff and others over alleged N8billion fraud.

The and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned the defendants, Kolawole Babalola, Muniru Olaniran and others still at large, before the court  for alleged multiple charges bordering on conspiracy, forgery, stealing mutilated currencies at the Ibadan the CBN.

At the resumed hearing, defence Counsel, Mr Olayinka Bolanle, informed  the  court that he recently took ill and continue with the matter.

Bolanle consequently sought for an adjournment to enable him properly recuperate

Justice Nathaniel  Ayo adjourned the suit until Thursday.

All the accused persons pleaded to the charge leveled against by the anti graft commission.