Metuh's loses appeal as court dismisses overseas travel request

Metuh's loses appeal as court dismisses overseas travel request

- Appeal Court has dismissed an application filed by Olisa Metuh on Wednesday, January 30

- Justice Okon Abang of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court had refused to allow him travel abroad for medical treatment

- The appeal court said the request and application brought by Metuh and filed before it has no substance

An application filed by former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, has been dismissed by the Appeal Court on Wednesday, January 31.

Metuh who is facing a seven-count charge before the Federal High Court for alleged diversion of N400 million from the office of the former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, had challenged the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Abuja division of the Federal High Court.

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The former spokesperson applied to be allowed to seek medical attention in the United Kingdom but Abang had refused to allow him travel abroad.

In its ruling, the Appeal Court said the request and application brought by Metuh and filed before it has no substance, Premium Times reports.

Metuh claimed that he has lost sensation in his lower limbs and that he is suffering from a spinal cord-related ailment.

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Metuh is facing a seven-count charge before the high court for alleged diversion of N400 million from the office of the former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Olisa Metuh, on Tuesday, November 27, pleaded with the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to order the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to unfreeze his bank accounts.

Metuh, expressed shock over the development and claimed he learnt of the no-debit order placed on his account after his failed transaction on one of the accounts.

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