The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Tuesday , arraigned one Yushua Mohammed Ahmed before Justice Mojisola Dada ,of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, on a four-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of €3,808,870.00
Among other charges, Ahmed is alleged to have, between 29th September, 2010 and 26th October, 2010, in Lagos, converted to his own use, the sum of €458,425.00 belonging to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The offence is contrary to Section 280 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2015.
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The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him by the Commission.
In view of his plea, the prosecution counsel, Kufre Uduak, asked for a trial date, and also prayed the court to remand the defendant in the Nigerian Correctional Services
Justice Dada adjourned the case to February 24, 2020 and ordered the defendant to be remanded in the Nigerian Correctional Services.
Philomena Ngozi Christopher-Oji was born to the family of the late Michael and Cecilia Ojeogwu of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education in Nwanoli and Ezemu Girls College, in Ubulu-Uku, before she proceeded to the Delta State University, Abraka, where she studied English and Literary Studies.