A 60-year-old man identified as Charles Jide-Oni has been arranged for engaging in advance fee fraud.
The suspect claimed to be a lecturer and a professor at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Osun State. He has been arraigned before the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos for allegedly obtaining money under false pretence and engaging in advance fee fraud.
The EFCC Ibadan zonal office, arraigned the alleged Professor’ before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, the Federal High Court vacation judge for the Southwest zone, on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019.
Charles Jide-Oni’s arraignment was a sequel to the EFCC’s damning findings on the activities of an illegal financial outfit he floated through in which he allegedly swindled his victims of millions of naira.
Prior to this period, some of the victims had written a petition to the EFCC which led to several investigations that indicted him in the alleged fraudulent practice.
Due to the bail application filed and argued by his lawyer on his behalf, Justice Oweibo granted Jide-Oni bail to the tune of N10 million and two sureties in like sum.
See his photo below;