1, 2017 arraigned nine suspected payroll fraudsters before Justice
Peter Kekemeke of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Apo,
Abuja, on a 16-count charge of conspiracy and illegal stealing of
workers’ salary to the tune of N293million.
Ojeifo Robert Slyvanus, Oyebade Ebenezer Ayodeji, Florence Olaolu Dada,
Olaolu Haruna Dada, Blessing Ejeh and Aderibigbe Isaac Taiwo were
alleged to have conspired to collect ghost workers’ salaries and
entitlements from different ministries.
LFN 1990, and punishable under the same Act. Justice Kekemeke, in the
circumstance, ordered that the defendants be remanded in prison custody
and adjourned to November 8, 2017 for hearing of the bail application.