Jonathan’s former aide, Dudafa, gets N500 million bail

Jonathan’s former aide, Dudafa, gets N500 million bail
June 21 20:16 2016

A former domestic aide to ex-
President Goodluck Jonathan,
Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, and
Iwejuo Joseph Nna (alias Taiwo A.
Ebenezer and Olugbenga Isaiah)
were Tuesday granted bail by
Justice M. B. Idris of the Federal
High Court, Lagos.

The accused persons had pleaded
not guilty to 23 counts of
concealment and retention of 
proceeds of crime to the tune of
over N1.67 billion.
The money was allegedly
laundered through the accounts of
Ebiwise Resources Limited,
Avalon Global Property
Development Company Limited,
Rotato Inter-Link Services Limited
and Pluto Property & Investment
Company Limited in a new
generation bank, where the
second defendant, Iwejuo was the
accounts officer.
Ruling on the bail applications,
Justice Idris admitted the first
accused Dudafa to bail in the
sum of N500 million with two
sureties in like sum.

The sureties
shall be landed property owners
within the jurisdiction of the
court.
They are also to deposit the title
documents to the court registry,
while the documents are to be
verified by the EFCC.
The sureties shall in addition,
deposit three-year tax clearance
certificates, while the first accused
person is to deposit his
international passport with the
court.
The sureties shall file an affidavit
of means which shall also be
verified by the EFCC.
The second accused person was
granted bail in the sum of N250
million with two sureties in like
sum.
The sureties shall be landed property owners
within the jurisdiction of the court, and
deposit their title documents with the chief
registrar of the court.
The title documents shall be verified by the
EFCC. The accused person shall deposit his
international passport with the court.
The case is adjourned till July 4 and 5, 2016
for trial.