28-Year-Old Man Defrauds Jobseekers Of N1.2m
- 28-Year-Old Man Defrauds Jobseekers Of N1.2mA 28-year-old I justman identified as Ekene Itodo, who allegedly obtained N1.2m from three people under false pretences of securing jobs for them, appeared at an Ejigbo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State on Thursday.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Itodo is standing trial on five counts bordering on conspiracy, fraud and breach of peace. He, however, pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, ASP Benedict Aigbokhan, told the court that the defendant and one person currently at large committed the offences on January 30 and February 6, 2023, on Ayerowi Street, Igando, Lagos.
According to him, the defendant fraudulently obtained N550,000 from one Mr Benedict Okon; N500,000 from one Mr Sampon Sunday and N170,000 from one Felix Musa.
He said the defendant obtained a total of N1.2m from the complainants in the guise of getting jobs for them.