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FG loses suit to extradite businessman to US

A Bureaucratic High Court in Abuja on Tuesday struck out a suit established by the National Legislature of Nigeria, trying to remove a Nigerian resident, Andrew Chidiebere Ibe, to the US of America for preliminary in wired extortion charges.

The case documented by the Head legal officer of the League and Priest of Equity Abubakar Malami (SAN), for the benefit of the National Government was struck out for a need of determined indictment.

Equity Inyang Ekwo tossed out the case following the rehashed shortfall of the AGF or any legitimate specialist from his office or confidential chamber to show up in court to arraign the Removal Suit.

Malami in the suit checked FHC/ABJ/CS/456/2022 mentioned the Government High Court for a request allowing the giving up of the Nigerian finance manager to America following his prosecution for wired misrepresentation.

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Malami asserted that the suspect was to be placed being investigated by the American Government over the supposed misrepresentation and that removal solicitation with that impact had been served on the Nigerian Government under Removal Act 2004.

The AGF likewise expressed that the charges against the suspect convey 20 years detainment upon conviction in the 11 charges.

Nonetheless, since the documenting of the Removal Suit, the AGF office has not shown any serious obligation to indictment of the suit.

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During Tuesday’s procedures, neither the AGF nor any legitimate specialist displayed to move an ex-parte application recorded close by the suit looking for sure fire capture and detainment of the suspect forthcoming the award of the removal against him.

Equity Ekwo who was not satisfied with the proceeded with nonattendance of the AGF or any attorney to address him struck out the suit.

The US government, through its Consulate in Nigeria, had brought the Removal demand following the incrimination of the financial specialist by the USA Administrative Agency of Examinations.

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The solicitation endorsed by Susanne Elmilady was predicated on Extractable Offenses Under Article 3 (18) of the Removal Deal between the US of America and Nigeria.

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