PDP Begs Chief Justice Over Olisa Metuh’s Case


The Lagos Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has appealed to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, to wade into the refusal to allow it’s embattled National spokesman, Chief Olisa Metuh to travel abroad for medical treatment.

According to Daily Post, the spokesman of the state chapter of the party, Gani Taofik on Sunday appealed to the CJN to allow Metuh enjoy his fundamental human right by traveling abroad for medicals in the spirit of democracy and freedom.

Metuh is currently facing a seven count charge of money laundering to the tune of N400m.

The Economic and financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had accused Metuh of benefiting from the $2.1bn fund mean for the purchase of arms allegedly diverted by the office of the National Security Adviser to high profile individual.

According to the state chapter of the party, its national spokesman in view of his family ties to the country would not jump bail.

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