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KOLA FAMOROTI V. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2015) JELR 57658 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/921C/2014  •  29 Dec 2015  •  Nigeria

Coram
JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH JCA JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA

Judgement

AUGIE JCA (Delivering the Lead Judgment): The appel ant and another defendant were arraigned before the Lagos StateHigh Court and charged with offences of conspiracy to obtain money by false pretences, obtaining money by false pretences , forgery, uttering forged documents. He pleaded not guilty to counts 1 to 4 of the 6-count charge and to prove its case, the prosecution called the following:

- PW1 , Senator James Olagunju Kolawole - The victim; PW2 , Boniface Uzoechi - An EFCC Operative ; PW3 , Chie f Ha ppy Ekojikoko - The Hote l Proprietor ; PW4 , Lanre Agunbiade - The Hotel Manager ; PW5 , Otunba Tunde Tiamiyu Seriki - Le gal Practitioner ; PW6 , Rita Nkechi Ibekaku - An EFCC Operative ; PW7 , Alex Ebbah - An EFCC Operative ; PW8 , Alhaji Olatunji Azeez - Partner of PW1’s estate agent; and PW9 , Oluwatoyin Olufunke Evbotokhai - An EFCC Operative ; The prosecution’s case is that the appellant and oneOluwole Aborisade, PW1’s cousin, introduced a property at N…

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