The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland, in an email, confirmed that the UK had sought for mutual legal assistance from its country.
In an e-mail sent to it, the office of the AGF of Switzerland was asked if it had received extradition request from the UK on the businessman.
In his response, Nathalie Guth of the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland, said:
- “I refer to your request of today and we can confirm that the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has received a request for mutual legal assistance from England in this context.”
He declined to give further information on the request.
“The mutual legal assistance” could lead to eventual extradition of Kola Aluko to the UK in connection with the investigation of former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Aluko is an associate of former Petroleum Minister, Alison-Madueke, who was arrested in the UK last week for alleged bribery and money laundering.
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