- Granted N100m bail
The former Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita has finally been arraigned by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja after being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for some months over a N600 million fraud.
The former head of service is being prosecuted on 18-count charge after being sacked in September 2019 for allegedly having N600 million that could not be accounted for in her personal account.
Eyo-Ita, who caused a stir earlier in the morning when she was seen entering the court premises with a red pillow, was granted bail of the sum of N100 million with two sureties in like sum by the presiding judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo
Also arraigned with the former HoH are her special assistant, Ubong Effiok; Frontline Ace Global Services Limited; Asanaya Projects Ltd; Garba Umar and his companies, Slopes International Ltd, Gooddeal Investments Ltd, U & U Global Services Ltd, belonging to Mr Effiok, and Prince Mega Logistics Ltd.