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Falana: DSS Does Not Need Court Order To Arrest Emefiele

He recalled that Emefiele’s predecessor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi was also accused of terrorism financing in 2014 but won the case.

“These guys play on our collective intelligence because they know we are very forgetful. In 2014, his (Emefiele’s) immediate predecessor, former Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, was equally accused of terrorism financing.
In the same way, he (Sanusi) also travelled out of the country to attend a meeting with the governors of the central banks of West Africa in Niamey, Niger Republic.

“As soon as he landed in Lagos, he was arrested, and his passport was seized,” Falana said.

The senior lawyer said Sanusi won the case and the court awarded N50m compensation in favour of Sanusi.

Falana stressed that the allegation of terrorism financing against Emefiele should not be dismissed.



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