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Fani-Kayode spends first night in Ikoyi prison


Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode spent his first night at the Ikoyi prisons, Polo Road, Ikoyi (Lagos) on Tuesday June 28, 2016.

The former spokesperson for ex-president Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 campaign organisation will remain in the over 100 year old prison until Friday, July 1, when his bail applications will be heard.

The Ikoyi prisons is home to more than three thousand people with over 90 percent in the awaiting trial category.

Fani Kayode was arraigned on Tuesday afternoon alongside Nenadi Usman and Danjuma Yussuf at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi (Lagos) by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on a 17 count charge of stealing and money laundering.

Justice Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos adjourned the case after taking the not guilty plea of the accused.

It would be recalled that the politician has been in EFCC custody since June 9, before his arraignment in court yesterday.

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