EFCC closes case in trial of ex-NIMASA boss.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has closed its case against a former acting Director- General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Calistus Obi, who is standing trial on a One hundred and thirty-six million Naira fraud charge.

Obi, was charged alongside one Alu Dismas, a former personal assistant to the former director general of the agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi.

The prosecutor, Nkereuwem Anana, closed the case for the prosecution after the defence had concluded cross examination of the eighth prosecution witness, Chukwuma Orji, an investigation officer with the EFCC.

On his part, Joseph Nwobike, SAN, the counsel to Alus Dismas, told the court that he would review the evidences already given in order to ascertain whether to agree with Obi’s counsel, Wale Akoni, SAN.

The trial judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, said the court had limited time and would only avail parties one month to sort themselves out.

She adjourned the case till December fifteen for parties to adopt their processes.



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