I gave a judge N450.000, not bribe – Usoro

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One of the senior lawyers being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, for allegedly bribing judges, Mr. Paul Usoro, SAN, has said that he gave the sum of N450.000 as a gift to Justice James Agbadu-Fishim, noting that the money which was given in two instalments was a gift.

Disclosing this to Vanguard, an EFCC source, who was privy to the statement the lawyer made to the commission, said the funds were paid into the judge’s account when he was travelling for a long vacation in August 2014 and during the burial of a relative of the latter in 2015.

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