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Court to deliver judgement in Omatseye’s trial on May 20




A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, has fixed May 20, 2016, to deliver judgement in the case a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr. Raymond Omatseye.

Omatseye was charged with N1.5bn contract scam.

The trial judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, who presided over the case, in Lagos before she was transferred to the Ilorin Division of the court, had earlier planned to return to Lagos to deliver the judgment on Monday.

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She could not deliver the judgment as scheduled but rather reserved till May 20.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, dragged Omatseye before the court for allegedly engaging in contract splitting and bid rigging estimated at over N1.5bn while he was the DG of NIMASA.

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