The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee has arraigned a person, Oladipo Jimoh and his agency, Barma Vitality, for allegedly stealing $60,334.59 belonging to Vale Blue Restricted on Tuesday.
Jimoh was arraigned earlier than Justice Mojisola Dada of the Particular Offences Court docket sitting in Ikeja Lagos on a two-count cost of stealing.
The EFCC disclosed this in an announcement made out there on its X (previously Twitter) web page on Wednesday.
The prosecuting counsel, G.C. Akaogu, had informed the court docket that Jimoh allegedly transformed two properties of Vale Blue Restricted to his private use in a dishonest method.
The rely learn, “Oladipo Bankole Jimoh and Barma Vitality Assets Restricted, someday between eleventh October 2022 and July 2023 in Lagos, throughout the Ikeja Judicial Division, dishonestly transformed to your personal use the sum of $47,534.59, property of Vale Blue Restricted.
“Oladipo Bankole Jimoh and Barma Vitality Assets Restricted, someday between eleventh October 2022 and July 2023 in Lagos, throughout the Ikeja Judicial Division, dishonestly transformed to your personal use the sum of $12,800, property of Vale Blue Restricted.”
The defendant pleaded not responsible to the offences after which Justice Dada granted him bail to the tune of N200 million with two sureties in like sum.
The assertion learn partially, “Following his plea, prosecution counsel, G.C. Akaogu, prayed the court docket for a trial date to allow the prosecution to show its case towards the defendants.
“We additionally pray that the defendant be remanded at a Correctional Centre.”
Nonetheless, defence counsel, A.Ok. Akpabio, knowledgeable the court docket of the bail utility filed on behalf of her purchasers.
“We pray that the defendant be remanded within the EFCC custody till the bail is perfected,” she stated.
“Justice Dada admitted the defendant to bail within the sum of N200 million, with two sureties in like sum. The sureties should be gainfully employed and every should have N100 million in his/her account or a valued landed property.
Justice Dada held that “the defendant shall be remanded on the Correctional Centre pending the perfection of his bail.”
“The decide additionally dominated that “in view of the truth that there are not any correctional officers in court docket at present, as a result of safety causes, the defendant shall briefly be remanded within the EFCC custody.”
“The case was adjourned until February 12, 2024 for graduation of trial.”