Alleged N4.7bn fraud: Alli, Lanlehin, Makinde react as court acquits ex-Oyo Governor, Ladoja

DAILY POST recalls that a federal high court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted Ladoja and his Finance commissioner Mr. Waheed Akanbi over the N4.7billion case instituted against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

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