December 3, 2022

Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on Thursday, November 3, 2022 convicted and sentenced David Osigbe Orimekhai to six month imprisonment for cheating to the tune of N17,470,000.00 (Seventeen Million Four Hundred and Seventy Naira).

Orimekhai was first arraigned by the Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on September 21, 2021 on a one count charge but pleaded not guilty. He was remanded by the court.

At the resumed hearing, the defendant through his counsel O.C Nwankwo informed the court of his decision to change his plea.

An amended charge was read to him and he pleaded guilty, EFCC reports

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