The other affected lawyers are – a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA), J. B. Daudu (SAN); Damian D. Dodo(SAN); E.C. Ukala(SAN); and Roland Ewubare. The anti- graft agency had been tracing the whereabouts of the $200million (N66billion) penalty fines paid by five companies involved in the scandal. The breakdown of the remittances by the five companies was as follows – Julius Berger ($35m); Siemens (Euros 30m); Snamprogetti($30m); Halliburton Energy Services($32,500,000); and Japan Gasoline Corporation($26, 500,000). Also, the anti-graft agency may ask the lawyers who handled the settlement agreement to account for about $12million (N3.960billion) collected as “legal fees.” Investigation revealed that Obla was invited for allegedly coordinating settlement terms and agreement with Siemens.]]>

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