Ex-Enugu Commissioner for Lands may spend Christmas in prison

Victor Nnam

Embattled former Commissioner for Lands Victor Nnam who is currently cooling off at the Enugu prisons may spend his Christmas there.

This will happen if he fails to meet the stringent bail conditions which took him to the prison in the first place.

The bail condition slammed on the embattled former Enugu state commissioner for lands, Victor Nnam by Honorable Justice I. N. Buba were whooping two hundred million naira (N200,000,00), two reliable sureties in the like sum, who must be resident within enugu state and must satisfy this with evidence of means”

The sureties shall satisfy this court with their BVN, NIN and telephone numbers, the sureties must produce evidence of ownership of the landed property where as the original title document be deposited in the court, the defendant and surties shall deposit two of their resent sized passport photographs with the registry of the court, the defendant shall not travel outside Nigeria without prior approval from court and the defendant shall file an undertaking not to delay the hearing of the case and shall deposit his international passport with registry of the court”.

The judge urged the defendant and prosecutor to strictly adhere to the provision of the ACJA 2015, the prosecution and defendant shall agree on multiple dates with the court, if possible day to day no adjournment shall be more than a fortnight as provided by ACJA, there shall be no over speeping and no delay”.

The Commissioner was arraigned in court Friday for “making a false document contrary to section 1(2)© of the miscellaneous offences Act, cap M17 laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and punishable under the same section of the Act, conversion contrary to section 15(1) (a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) (Act), 2011 and punishable under the same section of the Act”.

It is the case of the prosecution that the defendants presented false affidavit of facts of Chief Sunday Chigbogu Eze to the appropriate Government Ministries and Departments in Enugu state for approval of Aruga Layout, Obinagu Obeagu”

The case is adjourned to the 11th, 12th of January 2022 for hearing.

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