EFCC arrigains atiku son-in-law, lawyer for money laundry
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, said to be a son - in-law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for allegedly laundering $ 140 ,000 in the build - up to the 2019 general elections.
Also, Uyiekpen Osagie - Giwa , said to be Atiku ’ s lawyer , was separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $ 2 m , in connection with the polls.
Atiku contested against President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.
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Both Babalele and Osagie -Giwa were arraigned before the Federal High Court in Lagos .
They pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Justice Nicholas Oweibo adjourned till Thursday to take their bail applications.
The judge ordered that they be returned to the EFCC custody .