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BREAKING: Court convicts Obi’s campaign DG, Okupe for breaching money laundering Act

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Doyin Okupe

A Federal High Court in Abuja has convicted Doyin Okupe, the campaign Director General of Mr Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party.

Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant on Media to former president Goodluck Jonathan, was convicted for breaching the Money Laundering Act.

In a judgment on Monday, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu found Okupe guilty of contravening sections 16(1)&(2) of the Money Laundering Act, for accepting cash payments without going through the financial institution, in excess of the threshold allowed under the Act.

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