Tuesday, 26 January 2016
EX-NIMASA boss, Patrick Akpobolokemi, granted N20million bail
Justice Raliat Adebiyi of a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday January 25th, granted the former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, and four other employees of NIMASA bail of N20 million each in a N754,740,680 alleged fraud case.
The former NIMASA boss and six other oemployees of the maritime agency were dragged before the court by the EFCC for allegedly stealing N754,740,680 belonging to NIMASA.
Akpobolokemi was arraigned alongside Captain Ezekiel Agaba, Ekene Nwakuche, Governor Amechee Juan, Vincent Udoye, Captain Adegboyega Sahib Olopoenia and a company, Gama Marine Nigeria Limited.
The former NIMASA boss is also standing trial for other financial crimes cases.