The arraignment of 16 bank staffs charged with N2.6 billion fraud has been fixed by a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos.
The case, which was fixed for arraignment of the accused was on Monday, adjourned to July 4, following an information from the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation.
The accused are: Nigeria International Bank Ltd, Chief C. S. Sankey, Adekunle Oladosun, Okechi Egwu, Lulu Ndubuka, Oyowole Ariyo. Kabiru Bello, and J.E Eriagbon.
Others are: Samson Ebie, Steve Obodomechine, Mikky Dons Nig. Ltd, Mark Anaele, Peter Harris, Peter Oriade, Olusola Fagbure and Obianwa Chuba.
They were charged on 20 counts bordering on conspiracy, intent to defraud, falsification of document, fraudulent alteration and diversion of over N2. 6 billion belonging to MicMerah International Agency Ltd.
On Monday, the first accused represented by its staff, Mr. Ofodile Ojiako, was present in court.
Other accused present were: Mark Anaele representing Mikky dons Ltd, Lulu Ndukuba and Olusola Fagbure.
When the matter came up on Monday, the counsel from the office of the AGF, Mrs. Kehinde Bode-Ayeni, informed the court of AGF’s withdrawal of the fiat given to the former prosecutor, Mr. Gordy Uche (SAN).
She told the court that the AGF was yet to re-issue a fiat to another prosecuting counsel.