Alleged N30m fraud: Court remands ex-Kaduna lawmaker in Kuje prison


A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the remand of one Suleiman Dabo, the immediate-past member of Kaduna State House of Assembly representing Zaria Constituency, in Kuje Correctional Centre pending a ruling on his bail plea.

Justice James Omotosho gave the order on Monday following Dabo’s arraignment by the police on a seven-count charge bordering on alleged fraud to the tune of N30 million.

Dabo was arraigned alongside his company, Ohman International Venture Ltd., in the charge marked, FHC/ABJ/CR/363/2021, as the first and second defendants.

In count one, the ex-lawmaker and his company, sometime in October and November 2017, were alleged to have conspired to obtain N30 million by false pretence from Mrs Folashade S. Mojeolaoluwa.

In count two, Dabo and the company, sometime in October and November 2017, allegedly defrauded Mojeolaoluwa of the sum of N30 million through a GTBank account in the name of Ohman International Venture Limited.


The charge alleged that the defendants had, on the pretence of selling a scrap vessel ship known as ADNAN 101, committed the act when they presented themselves to Mojeolaoluwa as the bona fide owners of the scrap ship.

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