N136m Theft: Convicted Ex-NIMASA Acting DG, 3 Others Know Fate June 3


Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court, Lagos on Tuesday fixed June 3 to pass sentence on the convicted former acting Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Callistus Nwabueze Obi and three others.

The court had last week Thursday convicted Obi Dismass Alu Adoo, a Personal Assistant to the former Director-General of NIMASA, Dr. Patrick Ziadeke Akpolobokemi and two companies owned by convicted Obi for unlawfully conversion and theft of the sum of N136 million belonging to the agency.

The convicted companies are: Grand Pact Limited and Global Sea Investment Limited for the same offence.

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had earlier adjourned till Tuesday for a sentencing hearing and the actual sentencing of the convicts.

But after listening to argument from the parties, she stated that she require more time to look at the cited laws before she can imposing sentence.

During Tuesday’s proceedings, the EFCC lawyer, Rotimi Oyedepo…

Source: Leadership Newspaper