Alleged N80.2bn: EFCC Arraigns Yahaya Bello Today


By Kenneth Atavti

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will today arraign a former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Adoza Bello before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

He will be arraigned before Justice Emeka Nwite alongside three other suspects, Ali Bello, Dauda Suleiman and Abdulsalam Hudu on 19- count charges bordering on money laundering to the tune of N80, 246,470, 088.88( Eighty Billion, Two Hundred and Forty Six Million, Four Hundred and Seventy Thousand and Eight Nine Naira, Eighty Eight Kobo).

Bello’s arraignment is coming on the heels of a warrant of arrest and enrolment order granted the EFCC by the court on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

The EFCC in a statement said attempts by its operatives to execute a Warrant of arrest lawfully obtained against Bello met stiff resistance on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.