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Immigration returns Peter Odili’s passport after N2m fine

The Authorized Adviser of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Jimoh Abdulkadir Adamu has lastly bowed to court docket with the discharge of the passport of Dr. Peter Odili after incurring a N2m superb over alleged disobedience to order of the court docket,

The passport of the previous Rivers State governor, unlawfully confiscated by Immigration on the alleged order of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), was launched to Odili in his Abuja residence.

A movement by the Authorized Adviser confirming the discharge of the doc straight and personally to Odili has simply been talked about on the Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja.

Nonetheless, Adamu is to look in court docket this morning to defend accusations of “skilled misconduct” introduced towards him by the previous governor.

Justice Iyang Eden Ekwo of the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Abuja, summoned the senior lawyer to look earlier than him to defend his function within the refusal of his company to adjust to order of his court docket to launch the passport.

The movement and affidavit of compliance, confirming the discharge of the passport has been served on Odili’s lawyer, Chief Ifedayo Adedipe, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

However opposite to the court docket order that the passport be deposited with the Registrar of the Federal Excessive Courtroom, the Immigration took the doc on to Odili and delivered it to him in individual.

A doc signed by Odili personally acknowledging receipt of the passport was additionally exhibited. NAIJATABLOID

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