A former Director-General (DG) of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Raymond Omatseye, charged with N1.5 billion contract scam, has alleged that he was being “persecuted”.
The accused, who had been suspended as the DG of the agency since December 2010, is being tried before a Federal High Court in Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Omatseye, who opened his defence on Tuesday, told the trial judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, that he believed the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke (SAN) was persecuting him.
Omatseye, led in evidence by his counsel, E.D. Onyeke, alleged that his …Read More
Source:: New Mail