April 18, 2024

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EFCC Nabs Another Nigerian Ex-Governor

Lt. Colonel Paul Edor Obi (Rtd.), the former military administrator of Bayelsa State between 1998 to 1999 under General Abdulsalami Abubakar has been arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja. Lt. Colonel Obi was brought before Justice Mojisola Dada on an 11-count charge of conspiracy, forgery, and possession and use of the false document. The lawsuit was made at the Ikeja court by the Economic and Finiancial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The EFCC, through its lawyer, Franklin Ofoma, also brought before the court a former staff of Oceanic Bank, Felix Onyakhamoh and one Adewale Mesioye.

Part of the suit read: “Paul Obi, Onyakhamoh and Mesioye sometime in 2021 in Lagos, with intent to defraud knowingly forged a document title ‘The Federal Republic of Nigeria companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990 Company Limited By Shares, Special Resolution of DreamWorld Leisure Limited Dated 10th day of September 2020. “Paul Obi, Onyakhamoh and Mesioye, sometimes in 2022 in Lagos, with intent to defraud knowingly used a false document titled: ‘The Federal Republic of Nigeria companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990 Company Limited By Shares, Special Resolution of Dream World Leisure Limited dated 10th day of September 2020 at the Corporate Affairs Commission.”