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Appeal Court turns down Metuh’s appeal to travel abroad

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A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has rejected the suit filed by Olisa Metuh, a former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to travel abroad.

Metuh had filed an appeal seeking the release of his travel documents.A Federal High Court had also declined his request.

In the ruling on Wednesday, the court held that Metuh’s suit was an abuse of court process, as his reasons for travelling abroad for medical treatment were not verified.

Metuh is standing trial for alleged involvement in the mismanagement of $21.billion arms funds handled by Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA).

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