Right now, the Lagos zonal workplace of EFCC arraigned one Oluseyi Lamorin earlier than Justice O.A. Taiwo of the Particular Offences Court docket sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on an eight-count cost bordering on possession of fraudulent paperwork and forgery.
The defendant allegedly solid a number of paperwork, together with statements of accounts of each Ecobank Plc and First Bank Plc; Benue State University’s certificates and West African Senior College Certificates.
One of many counts reads: “That you just, Oluseyi Momoh Lamorin, on or concerning the 22nd day of August, 2017, inside the Ikeja Judicial Division, had in your possession an Ecobank Nigeria Plc assertion of account with account quantity 2852009964 and title, Adewale Anuoluwapo Kudirat, containing pretence which you knew to be false and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 6 of the Advance Payment Fraud and Different Fraud Associated Offences No. 14 of 2006.”
The defendant pleaded not responsible to the cost most well-liked towards him. In view of his plea, the prosecution counsel, Zainab Ettu, prayed for a date for the graduation of trial and requested that the defendant be remanded in jail custody.
Counsel to the defendant, A.A. Adewale, in his response, knowledgeable the courtroom of a bail utility on behalf of his consumer and prayed that he must be remanded within the EFCC custody pending listening to of the matter. He additional informed the courtroom that his consumer didn’t soar the executive bail granted him by the EFCC.
Nonetheless, Ettu, in her response, informed the courtroom that the detention services of the EFCC have been overstretched, including that “the area that was beforehand occupied by the defendant has been taken by another person.” The prosecution counsel due to this fact urged the courtroom to discountenance the submissions of the defendant and remand him in jail custody.
Justice Taiwo adjourned the matter to October 12, 2018 for listening to of the bail utility and ordered the defendant to be remanded within the EFCC custody.