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Lawyers petition UN, UK, seek visa ban for EFCC Chairman

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A group of lawyers, on Friday, said they have written petitions to both the United Nations, the government of the United Kingdom and other international organizations to seek a visa ban against the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Olanipekun Olukoyede.
The legal practitioners, who made the disclosure during a press conference they held in Abuja, accused the EFCC Chairman of disregarding valid court orders and breaching constitutional rights of Nigerians, citing the ongoing case of the immediate past governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello.
Speaking through their leader, Emmanuel Agada, the lawyers, noted that the anti-graft agency has in its bid to subject the former governor to a trial, disregarded subsisting court injunctions.

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