A former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and minister of justice, Mohammed Adoke, is to remain in the EFCC custody for 14 days following an order by the federal capital territory high court.
Channels TV reports that the court issued the order to allow the anti-graft commission to complete its investigation into the allegations against Adoke. The decision of the court was sequel to a request by the EFCC.
Adoke was on Thursday, December, 19, handed over to the EFCC by International Police Organisation (INTERPOL) for his alleged involvement in the granting of the Oil Prospecting License (OPL) 245 to Shell and ENI.
Immediately he arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at about 3:40pm on he was whisked away from the foot of the aircraft by security operatives and taken to the office of Interpol in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).