The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the commission brought Odukoya before an Ikeja Special Offences Court on seven counts.
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A prosecution witness, Patrick Ogo, on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that Kayode Odukoya, Managing Director, First Nation Airways, secured a N1.7 billion loan from Skye Bank with a forged document.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday stalled the trial at Ikeja Special Offences Court of Kayode Odukoya, Managing Director of First Nation Airlines, accused of stealing N1.7 billion.
The absence of a key witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday stalled the trial of Kayode Odukoya, the Managing Director of First Nation Airline in Lagos.
Justice Mojisola Dada of the Ikeja Special Offences Court has ordered that Kayode Odukoya must face trial over an alleged N1.7 billion theft charge proffered against him by the EFCC.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is prosecuting Odukoya alongside First Nation Airways and Bellview Airline on a four-count charge bordering on forgery, use of false document, perjury and stealing.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that FirstNation Airline and Bellview Airline are joined as second and third defendants in the suit before an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Odukoya had on March 15 pleaded not guilty to fraud and a N1.7 billion theft allegation against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that lawyers of FirstNation boss were also not present in court.
This is the third time Odukoya will be absent in court for his arraignment.
The acquisition of Bellview assets by a former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, which led to the renaming as First Nation Airways, where he was made Chairman, did not make things better for Odukoya