Kickback: NSITF ex-GM, lawyer arraigned for N60m fraud

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Former General Manager and Head of Legal Services of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Sir Adebayo Aderibigbe and one Ogundele Mura Yisa-Yemi, a Principal Partner at M.Y. Ogundele & Co Legal Practitioners

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a former General Manager and Head of Legal Services of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Sir Adebayo Aderibigbe and one Ogundele Mura Yisa-Yemi over alleged N60 million fraud.

Aderibigbe and Yisa-Yemi, a Principal Partner at M.Y. Ogundele & Co Legal Practitioners, were arraigned on Wednesday January 25 before Justice O.A Musa of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, Jabi, Abuja, on three-count charges bordering on conspiracy and obtaining the sum N60,400,000 by false pretence.

The EFCC alleged that Yisa-Yemi, between 2014 and 2016 did corruptly give the aggregate sum of N60,400,000 to Aderibigbe on account of a contract awarded to him as consultant for processing and regularizing of Title Deeds and Survey Plans for the property of the fund at Era Village Oto-Awori Ijanikin, Badagry Expressway, Lagos.

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