The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is to arraign former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, on new charges of fraud on November 10, the agency’s spokesperson, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren has disclosed.
Uwujaren who disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), through an SMS in Abuja on Tuesday said, the commission had already served the former minister with court processes, he did not give further details.
Fani-Kayode, a former Director of Media and Publicity of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, was re-arrested by EFCC operatives while emerging from a Federal High Court room in Lagos on Friday.
He is currently standing trial in the Lagos court alongside a former Minister of Finance, Nenandi Usman, one Danjuma Yusuf and a company, Joint Trust Dimension Nigeria Ltd.
The three are facing a 17-count charge of unlawful retention, unlawful use and unlawful payment of money to the tune of about N4.9 billion, a charge they denied.