Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke ask for People’s Prayers in the multi-million pounds allegations and charges of bribery and corruption instituted against her by the United Kingdom (NCA). She said, ‘I need prayers’ and to ‘please pray for me.’
A top lawyer who flew over from Nigeria to represent his client, Benedict Peters, said after the hearing that “the case is weak,” and won’t fly.
Speaking in front of the court, Emeka Ozoani (SAN), argued that, “they—NCA—have spent five to six years investigating the case and are trying to justify what they’ve done with taxpayers’ money.” Continuing, he said: “l came to represent one of those linked to the case.”
Asked if he flew from Nigeria just for the hearing. He replied: “Yes. I came because of my client.”