Arraignment of BATN, other over alleged perversion of cause of Justice stalls

The scheduled arraignment of British American Tobacco Nigeria Limited (BATN) and one of its official,¬†Austin Okonji before a Lagos Federal High Court over alleged perversion of cause of justice, suffered a setback due to the absence of BATN’s legal representative. Consequently, Justice Lewis Allagoa, has fixed October 9, 2021, for their arraignment of both BATN and Okonji. Both BATN and it’s risk manager, Okonji were charged before the court by Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) for obstructing and impeding the Police and PCCPC’s officials from executing a search…

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