Ibadan: EFCC docks 30-yr-old ex-banker for ‘N3.2m fraud’




A 30-year-old ex-banker Aminat Odunmide was on Thursday arraigned before Justice Uche Agomo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The ex-banker was arraigned on an eight count charge bordering on forgery, alleged defrauding and stealing of N3,200,000 (Three Million, Two Hundred Naira).

EFCC alleged that the ex-banker “deposited same into Fidelity Bank Account No. 6590137413 and Account No. 0020919795, from whence you utilised the said money.”

The anti-graft commission stated that the ex-banker with the alleged act, committed an offence contrary to section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Cap C38 Laws of the Federal of Nigeria (Revised Edition) 2007, when read along with section 1(1) (d) of the Failed Bank (Recovery of Debts) and Financial Malpractice in Bank Cap F2 Laws of Federation of Nigeria (Revised Edition) 2007”.

She however pleaded “not guilty” to the charge and consequently, the prosecuting counsel, Chidi Okoli, asked the court to fix a date for trial, and remand her in the Nigerian Correctional Service’s custody.

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