Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s Senior Special Adviser (SSA), Doyin Okupe is in big trouble as he has been adjudged guilty of laundering N240 million.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday, December 19th, 2022 found Okupe guilty of receiving over N200 million cash from the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki.
Justice Ojukwu in a judgment delivered held that the action of Okupe, who is the first defendant in the suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) violated the Money Laundering Act.
Justice Ojukwu said; “The Act provides that no individual or organization shall receive any sum above N5 million and N10 million respectively without passing through a financial institution.”
“There is no evidence that the money passed through a financial institution.”
“I find the first defendant, Dr Doyin Okupe guilty in count 34, 35, 36……