According to the court decision, Emmanuel Okoyomon, wanted in the UK on charges of bribery and money laundering, must be extradited to Britain within next 30 days. British authorities accuse former top finance ministry official, who used to head the Nigerian Security, Minting and Printing Company, of bribery.
According to their evidence, Emmanuel Okoyomon has received numerous payments from Australian company Securency International on his personal bank account in the UK in 2006. The money, British law enforcement officials insist, were the bribe for a contract in Nigeria to print low denomination polymer bank notes.
However, Okoyomon’s lawyer, Chile Ekeocha told that he and his client consider of possible appeal concerning extradition ruling of Nigerian court.
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