CBN, Keystone Bank To Tender More Documents In Atuche, Ojo’s Trial

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Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has signified its intention to tender additional documents used by Mr. Francis Atuche and Charles Ojo, both former Managing Directors of the defunct BankPHB and Spring Bank Plc, in an alleged N125 billion fraud.

EFCC through its prosecutor, Mr. Kemi Pinheiro (SAN) leading Chukwudi Enebeli, made this known to Justice Ayokunle Faji on Friday during the resumes trial of bother defendants.

Pinheiro (SAN), while informing the court of the outcome of subpoena issued to the prosecution, to produce witnesses from the Apex Bank and keystone Bank Plc, introduced one Eze Ajeigbu, from Keystone Bank, who he said are to collate and prepare more documents, for the officer of the bank that will tender it before the court.

Pinheiro (SAN) however, told the court that the Keystone Bank official, needed more time to collate and prepare the said documents.
The prosecutor therefore asked the court for a short date, to enable the bank official get the documents prepared.

Pinheiro (SAN) submissions and request was objected to by the dou of Paul Mgbeoma, who stood in for Mr. Tayo Oyetibo (SAN) but Victor Obari, did not oppose the request.

Consequently, justice Faji adjourned the case till December 7 and 11, 2020, for further

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