Lawyer, Two Others Arraigned For Alleged Forgery, Fraud


A Lagos-based lawyer, Isaac Adiatu, 42, was on Tuesday arraigned before an Ikeja magistrate’s court over alleged fraud and forgery.

Adiatu was arraigned alongside Amos Olawale, 44, and Nosa Ogbebor, 47, before Magistrate O.A. Akinde, who held brief for Magistrate E.O. Ogunkanmi, on a five-count charge bordering on conspiracy to commit felony to wit, forgery and fraud.

The prosecutor, ASP L.O. Mamah alleged that the accused persons with others at large had on 2 November 2006 forged a sworn affidavit, police report and a Lagos State electronic tax clearance certificate.

They were also alleged to have forged a letter of consent, Certified True Copy (CTC) of Certificate of Occupancy of a block of flats located in Ijaiye Ojokoro area of Lagos belonging to Yekini Kehinde.

—Henry Ojelu

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