ICPC charges lecturer to court for misappropriating N10.4m



A former of the Federal , Ede, Osun State, Mr. Bamidele M. G. Amosa, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt and Other Related Offences (ICPC) for misappropriating N10.4 million.
 Amosa who is a facing a 3-count charge before Justice M. O. Agboola of High 4, Osogbo, Osun State was alleged to have fraudulently obtained N10,484,000 from Education Trust Fund (), to run a doctorate degree in an university.
ICPC alleged that the ,  while being a at the institution, obtained the money by false pretence, thereby committing an  contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the Fee Fraud Act, 2004.
He was also charged for using his to confer corrupt advantage on himself, an contrary to and punishable under Section 19 of the Corrupt and Other Related Offences Act 2000.
Furthermore, the is also facing the charge of making false to a public officer, an contrary to Section 25 (1) (a) and punishable under Section 25 (1) (b).
Amosa pleaded not guilty to all the charges when read to him, as his lawyer, Ayo Adesanmi, prayed the to grant him bail on liberal terms.
The counsel, Kehinde Adetoye, did not oppose the bail.

 

Justice Agboola thereafter gave the bail in the sum of N2 million and one surety in like sum. The matter was adjourned to 9th November 2020 for further hearing.