ITA GEORGE MBABA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): This Appeal emanated from the decision of the Federal High Court, Lagos, in Charge No. FHC/L/241C/2013, delivered on 3rd March, 2020 by Hon. Justice I.N. Buba, wherein learned trial Judge convicted and sentenced the Appellant for offences of conspiracy, forgery, obtaining by false pretence and fraudulent obtaining, contrary to Sections 1 and 8(a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and Section 2(c) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act, Cap M17, LFN 2004.
At the trial Court, Appellant (as defendant) was first charged as follows (together with other accused persons):
That you Andrea Chizoba Okpalangwu ‘F’, Hadishatu Sule ‘F’ and Zulikha Soni Anwal ‘F’ between the months of August and October 2012, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court as bankers of First City Monument Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc, Lagos, conspired with Segun Oladimeji, Olakunle Wakajaiye, Blessing Gbajide, Alicia…