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EFCC arrests Uche Ogah in Lagos court premises

10 October 2016, 20:31

Lagos - Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday morning picked up  Uche Ogah, on the premises of a Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Tinubu, Lagos Island, reports Punch

Ogah was declared winner of the last governorship election in Abia State by Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja on June 27 .

He was on June 16, arraigned by the Police for alleged forgery.

But the police on Monday morning withdrew the charges.

Ogah according to Sahara Reporters was arrested as soon as he stepped out of the courtroom after the forgery charges filed against him were withdrawn.

He was arrested by the waiting EFCC operatives who drove him away in their van.

Ogah, who is President of Masters Energy Oil and Gas Limited, was accused of conspiring with some persons still at large to forge a Memorandum of Understanding between Masters Energy Oil and Gas Limited and Mut-Hass Petroleum Limited sometime in March 2011.

Ogah and some other persons still at large were alleged to have forged the signature of one. Bridget Adeosun.

- News 24


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