EFCC Arraigns Banker For ‘N80 Million Fraud’

The Kano Zonal place of job of the Economic and economic Crimes Commission (EFCC), Has arraigned one Kolapo Oduwole earlier than Justice genus Musa Danladi of the metropolis State courtroom docket on a six-count charge of forgery and fraud within the add of N80,000,000( Eighty Million Nigerian monetary unit only).

Oduwole, an employee of a bank (Union Bank), allegedly cast signatures of Relationship Manager of the Bank on 3 mounted deposits certificates and conferred same to some customers and after got the shoppers to mend their cash in fixed deposit accounts controlled solely by him.

It was more alleged that, once the cash was mounted, the litigant transferred it into varied accounts to conduct his personal transactions.

One of the charges read that

You Kolapo Oduwole on the third March, 2020 at city, among the jurisdiction of this honourable court cast a precise document to wit: Re: Investment of (N80,000,000) Eighty Million Nigerian monetary unit solely with intent to cause injury to at least one Abubakar Mohammad by creating him to believe that you simply had placed the cash associate in a  mounted deposit with the bank and you thereby committed an offense contrary to section 340 and punishable below section 341 of the legal code Law of the state.

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 The defendant pleaded not guilty. Prosecution counsel, Aisha Tahar Habib requested the court for an effort date which the litigant be remanded within the Commission’s custody as he's still below investigation. Defence counsel, M. M Rimaye, didn't object to the prosecution’s application.Justice Danladi adjourned the sitting till the twelfth day of October 2020 for graduation of trial and remanded the defendant individual in EFCC’s custody.

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