EFCC ARRAIGNS COLLEGE OF EDUCATION WARRI EXECUTIVES OVER ALLEGED N32M FRAUD

Written by on February 3, 2021

THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION, EFCC, BENIN ZONAL OFFICE ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 2, 2021 ARRAIGNED THE QUARTET OF AFURE ANOMIOGHENE JOE, MONICA OSSAI, AKPITEN NATTY ONYISI AND OKELEZA ISAAC BEFORE JUSTICE EMEKA NWITE OF THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT SITTING IN WARRI, DELTA STATE.

THE DEFENDANTS WHO ARE EXECUTIVES OF COLLEGE OF EDUCATION WARRI NON ACADEMIC STAFF MULTIPURPOSE COOPERATIVE SOCIETY WERE ARRAIGNED ON A 16 COUNT CHARGE FOR ALLEGEDLY CONVERTING N32 MILLION BELONGING TO THE SOCIETY TO THEIR PERSONAL USE.

ALL THE DEFENDANTS PLEADED “NOT GUILTY” WHEN THE CHARGES WERE READ TO THEM.

IN VIEW OF THEIR PLEA, THE PROSECUTION COUNSEL, IBRAHIM MOHAMMED PRAYED THE COURT TO FIX A DATE FOR TRIAL AND TO REMAND THE DEFENDANTS IN CUSTODY.

THE PRESIDING JUDGE, JUSTICE NWITE ADJOURNED THE CASE TO APRIL 28, 2021 FOR TRIAL AND ORDERED THAT THE DEFENDANT BE REMANDED AT THE CORRECTIONAL CENTRE, SAPELE, DELTA STATE.


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