June 9, 2023

Land Scam: 87-Year-old Gets Bail for Forgery

Justice S. M. Shuiabu of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State on Tuesday, February 14, granted bail to 87-Year-old Chief Nosakhare Osadolor Odomore and Obazee Henry in the sum of N3 million each and a surety in like sum. The sureties are to depose an affidavit of means and deposit a refundable sum of N1 million each with the court registrar pending the determination of the case.


Land Scam: 87-Year-old Gets Bail for Forgery
Land Scam: 87-Year-old Gets Bail for Forgery

Odomore and his co-traveler were arraigned on the 6th of February 2023 by the Benin Zonal Command of the Commission on a two-count charge of uttering and forgery.


They are alleged to have conspired to forged titled documents of landed property with intent to make it appear genuine.


Upon arraignment, the defendants pleaded not guilty prompting the EFCC counsel, K.Y. Bello to pray the court to remand them at the Correctional Facility pending the determination of their bail.


Source: EFCC Nigeria

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