DDS re-arrests Emefiele after arraignment, bail - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Tuesday, July 25, 2023

DDS re-arrests Emefiele after arraignment, bail

Suspended Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has been re-arrested by Department of State Service DSS at the premises of the Federal High Court, Lagos.

Recall that DSS earlier in the day, arraigned Emefiele on a two count charge of illegal possession of firearms.

Trial judge, Justice Nicolas Oweibo, had granted Emefiele bail in the sum of N20million and a surety in like sum.

The judge had also signed a warrant for his remand at Ikoyi prison, Lagos, pending when he perfects his bail.

But an ealier attempt by prison officials to take Emefiele into custody as ordered by the court led to the leader of the prison officials being manhandled by DSS operatives.

Moments later, the prison officials left the court, following the intervention of perhaps order from above.

As the prison vehicles drove off, DSS operatives positioned their two Hilux pick up vans well, while it's operatives massed outside the court room.

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