EFCC To Arraign Former Lagos AG Shasore Over Money Laundering
Written by City Radio on October 11, 2022
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed money laundering charges against a former Attorney-General (AG) and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos State, Supo Shasore.
Sashore was Lagos AG from 2007 to 2011.
The charges which were filed before the Federal High Court, Lagos was signed by one of the EFCC’s lawyers, Bala Sanga.
The court has fixed the arraignment of the former Lagos AG for October 20 before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke.
Count one of the charge sheet said that Shasore on or about November 18, 2014 induced one Olufolakemi Adetore, in accepting cash payments without going through a financial institution.
The anti-graft agency alleged that the sums which exceed the amount permitted by law constitute an offence contrary to sections 78(c); 1(a) and 16(1)(d) and 18(c) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (as amended) and punishable under section 16(6) and 16 (2)(b) of the same Act.
Supo Shasore (SAN) was the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, during the tenure of Mr. Babatunde Fashola as Governor of Lagos State.