The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) on Monday resigned First Nation Airways Restricted managing director / CEO (MD / CEO), Kayode Odukoya, earlier than a Particular Offenses Tribunal in Ikeja.
He was denounced once more for allegations of falsification of the memorandum of lack of the Lagos state occupation certificates (C of O) and fraud of N1.7 billion earlier than the Mojisola Dada Justice.
Odukoya was sued collectively together with his corporations – First Nation Airways Restricted and Bellview Airways Restricted – on a seven-count cost bordering on forgery, false doc use, perjury, theft and acquiring credit score for fraud, not like sections 85 (1) , 86 (1), 278 (1) and (b), 285 (1), 313 (1) (a) and (b), 361 (1) (a) and (b), 363 (1) and 364 (1) Lagos State Felony Legislation, Nigeria, 2011.
EFCC prosecuting lawyer Nnaemeka Omewa instructed the court docket that, based mostly on the modified data, the fee would really like the defendant to take his plea once more.
The fee alleged that the defendant fraudulently obtained N100 million credit score from the defunct Skye Financial institution Plc (now Polaris Financial institution) and triggered the financial institution to incur legal responsibility by submitting a Lagos State Loss Memorandum C of O registered as Web page 33 33 in Quantity 1011 on the Lagos State Registry, Alausa, Ikeja, within the property and positioned at Rua Oduduwa 29, Ikeja GRA, Lagos State.
The defendant pleaded not responsible.
The prosecutor knowledgeable the court docket that he would shut the case for the protection to open the case.
Protection lawyer Edoka Onyeke has filed a court docket order that, in view of the defendant’s argument, he can proceed to take pleasure in his former bail situation.
He knowledgeable the court docket that, with the modified data, he would make a request to withdraw two prosecution witnesses from Banco Polaris and the Investigative Police Officer (IPO) from the fee.
Choose Dada granted the protection lawyer’s request and suspended the matter till February 15 and 18, 2021.