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Alleged N2.2B Fraud: Court Shifts Judgement on Ex-Air Chief Suit

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, adjourned judgment in a motion, seeking final forfeiture of N2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu.
The suit which was earlier fixed for judgment on Monday, was further adjourned following the absence of Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, who is said to be attending a seminar
A new date would be communicated to the parties.
Thde court had issued an interim order of forfeiture of the sum, on June 14, following an exparte motion filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Joined as respondents in the suit are; Amosu, and a company, Solomon Enterprises Ltd.
The commission had argued that the sums were reasonably suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activities.
Justice Olatoregun had also issued an interim order for temporary forfeiture of N190 million recovered from a former Air Force Director of Finance and Budget, Air Commodore Olugbenga Gbadebo.
The court had further ordered a temporary forfeiture of N101million recovered from Solomon Enterprises, a company linked to Amosu.

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