EFCC docks man for pilfering Nigeria’s €3.8m

Yushua Mohammed
Yushua Mohammed

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC docked on Tuesday one Yushua Mohammed Ahmed before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a four-count charge of stealing €3,808,870, said to be property of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Among other counts, Ahmed was alleged to have, between 29 September, 2010 and 26 October, 2010, in Lagos, converted to his own use €458,425.00 belonging to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The offence is contrary to Section 280 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2015.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him by the Commission.

In view of his plea, the prosecution counsel, Kufre Uduak, asked for a trial date, and also prayed the court to remand the defendant in the Nigerian Correctional Services

Justice Dada adjourned the case till February 24 and ordered the defendant to be remanded in the Nigerian Correctional Services.

The charge did not indicate where Mohammed committed the offence.