EFCC Re-Arraigns Ajudua For $8.4m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday re-arraigned an alleged serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua, for an alleged fraud of $8.4m.

Ajudua was accused of swindling the complainant, a former Chief of Army, Staff Lt Col. Ishaya Bamaiyi, of the sum sometime in 2004 at Kirikiri Prisons in Lagos.His re-arraignment on Thursday followed the transfer of his case from Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja to Justice Kudirat Jose of the same court.

The amended charge presented in court on Thursday by the EFCC, through his prosecutor, Seidu Atteh, contained 28 counts.

Ajudua, however, pleaded not guilty to the offence when the charges were read to him.
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