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Former NIMASA boss dragged into a waiting bus by EFCC officials

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Former NIMASA Boss Dragged

Former NIMASA boss dragged into a waiting bus by EFCC officials

EFCC officials literally dragged former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA boss Patrick Ziadeke Akpobolokemi into their waiting bus after they stormed the Federal High Court to impact his arrest yesterday Dec 14th.

According to PM Information, the embattled former Director General of NIMASA that has actually been arraigned prior to two different courts of the government high court on charges of stealing and conversion of money encountering billions of Naira, was simply coming from a court commanded by justice Ibrahim Buba, where one the instances was adjourned till 18th January, 2016 for trial as well as was about to enter his automobile outside the court when he was accosted by 2 EFCC operatives as well as 2 armed mobile policemen.

They requested for him to follow them and when he refused, they dragged him into their waiting bus.

The former NIMASA boss had actually earlier been arraigned with three various other implicated individuals as well as three companies over an alleged stealing and also conversion of N2,659,457,666.00.

In a twenty-two matter criminal cost number FHC/L/511C/ 15 authorized and also submitted before the court by the EFCC prosecutor Barrister Festus Keyamo, it was declared that Patrick Ziadeke Akpobolokemi, Captain Ezekiel Bala Agaba, Ekene Nwakuche and Governor Amechee Juan with intent to defraud and conspire with each other to generate the Federal Government of Nigeria to approve as well as provide to NIMASA the sum of N2,659,457,666.60 under the false pretense that the claimed sum stood for the expense for the execution of the International Ship as well as Port Safety and security (ISPS) code in Nigeria Ports thus committed an offence unlike and culpable under areas 8(a) 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraudulence and various other Fraaud Related Offences Act,2006.

All the accused persons were additionally declared to have actually conspired with these three companies BLOCK As Well As STONZ LTD, KENZO LOGISTICS LIMITED, AND AL-KENZO LOGISTICS LTD to dedicate the offence therefore devoted an offence as opposed to part 18(a) of the cash laundering Act 2012 and also punishable under section 15(3) of the same act.

They all begged innocent and also were provided bond in the amount of N50 million with one guaranty who have to possess landed building worth N50million the charged should deposit their international passport with the court as the are likewise outlaw from taking a trip outside the country.

 

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