Court Orders Former NAF Boss To Forfeit N2.2 billion To Federal Government Of Nigeria
A Lagos Federal High Court has ordered the temporary forfeiture of N2.2 billion belonging to a former chief of air staff, Adesola Amosu.
NIGERIA NEWS notes that the court ordered that the money be forfeited to the federal government.
In his ruling Justice Mojisola Olatoregun made an interim order forfeiting to the Federal Government the total sum of N2, 244,500,000 found and recovered by the commission from Amosu.
The judge also granted an interim order for the temporary forfeiture of N190, 828,978.15 recovered from a former Air Force director of finance and budget, Air Commodore Olugbenga Gbadebo.
The principal magistrate, in her order also ordered the temporary forfeiture of N10 million recovered from Solomon Enterprises, a company linked to the former chief of air staff.
Delivering his judgement, Justice Olatoregun directed the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) to make a publication of the interim order on two dailies that the respondents or anyone interested could show cause why the final order of forfeiture should not be made in favour of the federal government.
The judge further adjourned the case to Friday, June 29 for a mention.
Meanwhile, in an earlier report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that High Court sentenced a former Nigerian governor to 14-years imprisonment.