A former Attorney-General of the federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, would have to stand trial for his alleged role in the Malabu Oil scam
For this reason, the federal government has initiated a plan to extradite him and other defendants to Nigeria John Tsoho, Justice of the federal high court, Abuja, had fixed June the 13th for the arraignment of Adoke and other defendants. But the case could not proceed because the EFCC had been unable to get the accused persons.
The court adjourned the matter until October the 26th, after the court’s vacation, to enable it to process the extradition of Adoke and other defendants to Nigeria.
The EFCC had sued Adoke and two multinational companies for their alleged role in the $1.1bn Malabu oil scam.