School principal, secretary face trial for alleged N2.2m theft


A school principal and his secretary, on Friday, appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing N2.2million from the school.

The defendants; Ajiboye Abayomi; 54, and Ngozi Israel; 41, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing from their employer.

They, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against them by the police.

Earlier, the prosecutor, ASP Thomas Nurudeen, told the court that the defendants committed the offences sometime between April and July at No. 12, Albert Street, Palmgroove area of Lagos.

He said that the defendants, who were employed by the school; Funktob Schools, had been collecting school fees from the pupils…

Source: Nigerian Tribune