Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission

ICPC Arraigns Federal College of Agriculture Staff over N738, 200 Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged an Executive Officer of the Federal College of Agriculture, Ibadan, Mr. Kabiru Oladele, to court for allegedly defrauding the college of N738, 200.00.

The Commission in a suit filed before Justice A.L Akintola, of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan, accused Oladele of defrauding the school when he collected N738, 200.00 as school fees from a part-time student without remitting same to the school’s account.

He was also accused of making false returns as well as presenting a fake bank teller to the college in respect of the said sum to be used as evidence of the school fees paid by the student.

ICPC told the court that the alleged crime contravened Sections 16 and 19 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000 and punishable under the same sections.

Further part of his alleged offence included presenting a false document to the institution with the intent that it may be acted upon as genuine, contrary to Section 465 of the Criminal Code Act, Laws of the Federation 2004.

Oladele pleaded not guilty to all the charge when they were read to him, and was granted bail by the court in the sum of N2 million and two sureties in like sum who must reside within Oyo State. 

Justice Akintola then adjourned the matter to 5th March, 2019 for hearing.