How N110.4 million was traced to the account of Primary School Teacher, others

How N110.4 million was traced to the account of Primary School Teacher, others

A teacher at Ozala Primary School in Abagana area of Anambra State and seven other persons including one Mr. James Erebuoye have forfeited no lesser than N110.4 million to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

According to a statement issued and signed by the ICPC spokesperson on Thursday, Mrs Azuka Ogugua, the Federal High Court in Abuja ordered the forfeiture of the sum of money to the commission for allegedly being proceeds of crime.

The statement says in an ex-parte motion it filed before Justice D. Okorowa, the commission also prayed for an order of interim forfeiture of a Toyota Lexus Jeep and a Toyota Venza car, including an Ipad device all traced to the suspects.

“ICPC found that N110, 364,592.4 was surreptitiously moved sometime in 2020, from the bank account of the primary school teacher, who was being investigated for money laundering and other fraud, into different accounts owned by Erebuoye and eight other persons, including two companies.

“The money to be forfeited includes N17.4 million that was transferred to the bank account of Erebuoye, N14.2 million to an account owned by one Ojo Alonge, N16.4 million to a company called DY Bako and Sons Ltd and N30.8 million to another company known as Dorason Construction ltd,” the statement stated.

“The order for interim forfeiture also covers the sums of N7.1 million traced to an account owned by Owoyemi Mayowa, N8.2 million, and N6.5 million traced to the bank accounts of Emon Aje Okune and Maureen Chidinma, respectively,” the statement added.

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