Drama in court as EFCC rearrests Ajumogobia
There was mild drama at the premises of an Ikeja High Court as officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) apprehended Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court after corruption charges against her was struck out.
Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court was making a phone call at an Ikeja High Court before being apprehended by the EFCC on Tuesday.
About ten officials of the EFCC surrounded her as she attempted to leave the courtroom at 10.24 a.m. after the ruling by Justice Hakeem Oshodi.
Upon sighting the officials, the judge made a hasty retreat and went back upstairs into Justice Oshodi’s courtroom to seek the protection of the court from the EFCC officials.
Justice Oshodi, when notified about the development, said
there was nothing he could do as “the file had been closed.”