Justice Ekwo granted Adoke’s utility as argued by one other former AGF, Kanu Agabi, SAN.
The choose mentioned the difficulty of whether or not or to not grant such an utility was throughout the courtroom’s discretion, which he was inclined to train in favour of the applicant since he claimed to be travelling on medical grounds.
The choose proceeded to order the discharge of the ex-AGF’s worldwide passport to allow him journey from Dec. 15 and return on Jan. 10, 2021, a day earlier than the scheduled resumption of trial within the cash laundering cost involving him and a businessman, Aliyu Abubakar.
He ordered Adoke to return the international passport to the court within two days of his return for the international trip.
The judge adjusted the matter till Jan. 11 for trial continuation.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) stories that Adoke and Abubakar are being tried by the EFCC on a 14-count cost of money laundering.