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ALLEGED CORRUPTION: Court gives Tinubu 42 days to appear before it

ALLEGED CORRUPTION: Court gives Tinubu 42 days to appear before it

Lagos High Court on Thursday morning gave the former Lagos State governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu 42 days to appear before it to defend himself on the allegation of corruption brought before it by his former employee.

Dapo Apara, a former CEO of Alpha Beta, a company which is owned by Tinubu had dragged his boss to Lagos High court on allegation that borders on corrupt practices.

Mr Apara revealed how former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, used Osun State governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, as front for the establishment of the firm.

According to a statement of claim filed at the Lagos State High Court, Apara, alleged that the company had become an avenue for official corruption of government officers, a conduit pipe for massive money laundering scheme, tax evasion, among other vices

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Alpha Beta has served as a revenue collector for Lagos State since Tinubu’s days as governor.

Tinubu is believed to be planning to contest for Presidency come 2023, a plan he is yet to confirm.


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