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ALLEGED N5.2B FRAUD: COURT REMANDS EX-JAMB REGISTRAR OJERINDE IN PRISON

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that a former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Professor Adedibu Ojerinde be remanded in prison custody over alleged N5.2billion fraud.


In a ruling on Tuesday, the presiding judge, Justice Obiora Egwuatu ordered that Ojerinde be kept in a correctional facility pending the hearing of his bail application, scheduled for July 8.


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Ojerinde was arraigned on an 18-count charge, marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/97/2021, in which he was accused, among others, of complicity in the diversion of public funds estimated at over N5.2billion.


The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission(ICPC) said Ojerinde committed the alleged offences, contained in the charge, from 2003 when he served as the Registrar of the National Examination Council (NECO) till 2021.


Ojerinde pleaded not guilty when the charge was read to him.


His lawyer, Peter Olorunnishola (SAN) informed the court about a bail application he filed and served on the prosecution.


More details later...


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