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Alleged N135bn Fraud: FG Accuses Ifeanyi Ubah Of Evading Service - TheCityPulseNews.com
… To be arraign by April 2 A Federal High Court in Lagos adjourned till April 2, 2020 the arraignment of the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Senator Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah for alleged N135bn fraud. Ubah and his firm Capital Oil are accused of defrauding the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON). Justice Nicholas Oweibo fixed the date following Ubah’s second consecutive absence in court. The Federal Government, which is prosecuting the matter, told the judge that it had been unable to serve the defendants their October 30, 2019 charges. Its lawyer, Kunle Adegoke, alleged that Ubah had been evasive. The defendants were scheduled for arraignment last December 4, on a four counts charge, but Ubah was absent. When the case was mentioned yesterday, Adegoke argued an ex parte application seeking permission for the court’s balliff to serve Uba the charge through his lawyer, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, SAN. Adegoke’s application was supported by an affidavit sworn to by Haleemah Adegoke. The affidavit averred that Haleemah tried to effect service of the charge on Ubah personally in December, 2019 at Capital Oil and Gas Industries’ registered office, but was unable to serve him personally. READ MORE: Battle Over Best …