EFCC Docks 5 For Alleged N20m Contract Fraud


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned Olugbenga Sokunbi, Henry Philemon, Chris Ogwo, Eze Daniel Ebeku, and Emmanuel Okwara (at large) before Justice Samira Bature of Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) High Court, sitting in Maitama for allegedly obtaining the sum of N20,000,000 under false pretence from Ujat Nigeria Limited.

EFCC spokesperson, Tony Orilade, explained that the arraignment of the accused, who are facing a 10-count charge, yesterday, followed a petition to the EFCC by the complainant, who alleged that the accused, under false pretence received N20,000,000 from his company, Ujat Nigeria Limited, to facilitate an award of contracts from Total E and P Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt for the construction of an ultra-modern market and a cottage hospital in Igbuduya Clan, Ahoada Local Government of Rivers State.

Count one of the charge reads: “That you, Olugbenga Sokunbo, Henry Philemon, Eze Daniel Ebeku, Onyegiuwa Samuel and Emmanuel Okwara now…

Source: Leadership Newspaper