EFCC Drags Oyo Permanent Secretary To Court Over Alleged N4.4m Scam

May 14, 2020
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Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Alhaji Rasaq Kolawole has been dragged to the Oyo State High Court for allegedly defrauding one Ibikunle Alonge of N4,400.000 (Four Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira).

According to the main anti-graft agency in the country kolawole fraudulently collected the sum of Four Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira from Mr alonge as part payment for a piece of land situated at Alabata Olosoko area of Moniya, Ibadan.

The Spokesperson of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Dele Oyewale, while speaking at the court before Justice Aderonke Aderemi, said that it was after Mr alonge made the payment that he got to know that the land actually belonged to one Mrs. Ali (now deceased ), adding that all efforts to get a refund thereafter was unsuccessful.

He explained: “The victim of his alleged crime had written a petition to the EFCC in which he accused the top public servant of fraudulently collecting the sum from him as part payment for a piece of land situated at Alabata Olosoko area of Moniya, Ibadan”

“He further alleged that it was after making the payment that he got to know that the land actually belonged to one Mrs Ali (now deceased ), adding that all efforts to get a refund thereafter was unsuccessful.”

Justice Aderemi admitted the defendant to bail on self- recognizance and adjourned the matter to June 24 and 25, 2020 for trial.

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