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Imo: EFCC arraigns Okorocha’s commissioner for alleged N180m fraud

The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), Thursday, summoned Prince Lasberry Okafor Anyanwu earlier than Choose EF Njemanze of the Imo State Supreme Courtroom for alleged fraud.

Anyanwu was a Transportation Commissioner and Chairman of the Imo State Transport Firm within the former Governor Roshas Okorocha, Division.

He’s being tried on 4 counts, approaching conspiracy, misuse of workplace, theft and embezzlement of public funds to the tune of 180 million naira.

Within the third cost, the Federal Commerce Fee (EFCC) said that between 6 and 10 November 2017 Anyanwu, in his capability as Chair of the Imo Transport Firm Evaluation Committee, had ordered the switch of N100million in Polaris Financial institution to a unique Polaris Checking account with quantity: 40906668828 owned by an organization. Oma Oil & Industries Ltd.

The indictment stated the suspect was the chairman / CEO of the corporate and the signer on its checking account. Procedures and Different Associated Crimes Legislation, 2000.

Anyano pleaded “not responsible” on all fees.

Victor Okerek, the prosecution legal professional, requested a date for the trial and known as on the courtroom to imprison the accused within the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) guardianship.

J .. Izem's protection legal professional filed a request to launch Anyano on bail.

Choose Njimansi admitted to having launched him on bail of 20 million naira, with two guarantors.

They have to reside in Owerri, and divide an affidavit by depositing two. Passports for every.

The decide postponed the case till January 21 and 28, 2021.