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Ex-PDP Spokesman Olisa Metuh Convicted For Laundering N400m

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A Federal High Court in Abuja has convicted the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh on Tuesday.

Metuh was found guilty of laundering a sum to the tune of N400 million.

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court arrived at the decision while delivering judgement in the suit instituted against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Metuh had been charged alongside his company, Destra investment, with seven counts which had to do with criminal diversion of the money received from the Office of the former National Security Adviser, NSA, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

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In handing down his judgment, Justice Abang who specifically convicted Olisa Metuh of count one of the charges said: “It is my view that Metuh took possession of the N400 million from the office of the NSA without contractual agreement; he is guilty of money laundering and is hereby convicted on count one.


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