The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a Lagos-based lawyer, Ebun Olu Adegboruwa, for obtaining money under false pretence to the tune of N61,631,944.65million (Sixty-one Million, Six Hundred and Thirty-One Thousand, Nine-Hundred and Forty-four Naira, Sixty-five Kobo).
Adegboruwa allegedly conspired with some other persons to lease a property situated at House 105, Nicon Town Estate, Lekki, Lagos, to a company named Shelf Drilling Nigeria Limited for the sum of N61, 631,944.65.
The property is under an interim forfeiture order by a Lagos State High Court.
The money was credited to his Zenith Bank account, from where he disbursed the funds to his accomplices.
The matter will soon be charged to court.
Head, Media & Publicity
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