Oyo-Ita, eight others get N200m bail in alleged N570m fraud suit

Tue Mar 24th, 2020 - Abuja (FCT)

The immediate past Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF), Winifred Oyo-Ita, yesterday got a NI00 million bail in the N570 million fraud suit initiated against her and eight others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

They were arraigned before Federal High Court, Abuja presided over by Justice Taiwo Taiwo.

Oyo-Ita and the other eight defendants are standing trial for an 18-count charge bordering on fraud and money laundering.

They are being prosecuted for N570 million allegedly revolving around corruption, fraud, estacodes and duty travel allowances (DTAs) for journeys either not undertaken or not in existence.




source: Guardian