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Fraud: Oronsaye’s trial adjourned to November 15

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Justice Olasunmbo Goodluck of FCT High Court in Abuja adjourned the case brought against former Head of Service, Stephen Oronsaye to November 15

Justice Olasunmbo Olajumoke Goodluck of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja adjourned the case brought against a former Head of Service (HoS), Stephen Oronsaye.

Mr. Oronsaye was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [EFCC] on Thursday, September 29, 2016.

The case is adjourned to November 15 – 16, 2016 for continuation of hearing.

Mr. Oronsaye is accused of abuse of office and obtaining by false pretence.

The adjournment was at the instance of Oronsaye’s counsel, Kanu Agabi, SAN, who told the court that, he was indisposed.

Oronsaye was also the chairman of Presidential Committee on Financial Action Task Force, PCFATF.

He is facing a 2-count charge for allegedly taking undue advantage of his office to receive N190 million.

The alleged sum is part of a N240 million grant which the committee received from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

He, however, allegedly converted same to personal use.

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