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Court adjourns Fani Kayode, others trial till March 29

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courtA prosecution witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, narrated before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how monetary transfers were made through the Zenith Bank account of the former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman.
The EFCC is prosecuting Usman alongside Femi Fani-Kayode,  a former Minister of Aviation who was Chairman, 2015 Goodluck Jonathan Presidential Campaign Organisation.

Others are a former National Chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Yusuf Danjuma and a company,  Join trust Dimensions Nigeria Ltd.

Three defendants are facing a 17-count charge bordering on laundering of N4.6 billion.

They, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges and were granted bails.

At resumed trial on Friday, Mrs Shedis Gana, a staff of Zenith Bank told the court during a cross-examination, that she was the branch manager of the Ghana Street branch of Zenith Bank, where the second accused account is domiciled.

Gana confirmed some documents marked as exhibits from her bank but however said there were no certification stamp on them, but attached to them were certificates of identification, from the bank.

Gana also confirmed some statements she made to EFCC.

Justice Rilwan Aikawa thereafter adjourned the case till March 29.

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