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Finally! EFCC arraigns Andrew Yakubu in court (photos)

Finally! EFCC arraigns Andrew Yakubu in court (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, March 16, arraigned a former managing director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Andrew Yakubu at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Finally! EFCC arraigns Andrew Yakubu in court (photos)

Andrew Yakubu was arraigned at the Federal High Court in Abuja

Yakubu was arrested after the EFCC recovered a safe belonging to him in a slum in Kaduna state.

READ ALSO: Andrew Yakubu drags EFCC to another court, seeks to recover his loot

The safe - an abandoned mud house in Kaduna - contained $9.77 million and 74,000 British pounds which was recovered by the commission.

The former managing director who was sacked by Goodluck Jonathan's administration in 2014, has said that the monies were gifts given to him by associates.

READ ALSO: My N3bn seized by EFCC was gift from well-wishers, says ex-NNPC GMD Andrew Yakubu

He has since dragged the commission to court.

See photos from his arraignment below:

Finally! EFCC arraigns Andrew Yakubu in court (photos)

Andrew Yakubu was arraigned by the EFCC

Finally! EFCC arraigns Andrew Yakubu in court (photos)

Yakubu was accused of hiding huge amount of money in a safe house in Kaduna

Finally! EFCC arraigns Andrew Yakubu in court (photos)

Yakubu was a former managing director of NNPC

Finally! EFCC arraigns Andrew Yakubu in court (photos)

He was sacked in 2014 by former president Goodluck Jonathan

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