Businesswoman faces N2.1m fraud charge

A 38-year-old businesswoman, Eunice Okafor, who allegedly defrauded her
business partners to the tune of N2.1 million, was on Thursday brought before an
Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Okafor, whose residential address was not given, is standing trial on a six-count
charge bordering on fraud and stealing.

The prosecutor, Insp. Abbass Abayomi, told the court that the defendant
committed the offences from November  2019 to January 2020 at JankaraMarket and Oluwole Market on Lagos Island.

Abayomi said that defendant fraudulently obtained the sum of N2.1 million from
four of her partners – Samuel Ikechukwu, Collins Chukwudi, Chike Okafo and
Hyginus Emeka.


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