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MOHAMMED ADEYEMI OKE v. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2016) JELR 41518 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/335c/2014  •  4 Feb 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
ALI ABUBAKAR BABANDI GUMEL JCA; HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI JCA; OBIETONBARA O. DANIEL-KALIO JCA;

Judgement

HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI, JCA (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is against the judgment of the Ogun State High Court, sitting at Ijebu-Igbo in charge No. AB/ICPC/01/2009 delivered by A. O. Jibodu; J on the 24th of July, 2013.

The Appellant in this case, was arraigned along with one Gboyega Bakare on a 15 counts charge of conspiracy to confer corrupt advantage on a public officer and conferring corrupt advantage on oneself, and which acts are offences contrary to Section 26(1)(c) and punishable under Section 19 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000. Aside the counts of conspiracy, the Appellant was charged alone on counts 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, and 15 for conferring corrupt advantage upon oneself and for making false returns, which are offences punishable under Sections 19 and 16 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000 hereinafter to be called ("The Act") in this judgment.

The facts of the case as disclosed by the record of app…

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