ᴀᴅ: ʟɪᴠᴇ, ᴡᴏʀᴋ ᴀɴᴅ ꜱᴛᴜᴅʏ ɪɴ ᴄᴀɴᴀᴅᴀ ᴏʀ ᴀɴʏ ᴏᴛʜᴇʀ ᴄᴏᴜɴᴛʀʏ ᴀʙʀᴏᴀᴅ ᴡɪᴛʜ ɴᴏ ꜱᴛʀᴇꜱꜱ. ɴᴏ ᴘᴀʏᴍᴇɴᴛ ᴜɴᴛɪʟ ᴠɪꜱᴀ ɪꜱ ᴀᴘᴘʀᴏᴠᴇᴅ. ᴄʟɪᴄᴋ ʜᴇʀᴇ ꜰᴏʀ ᴍᴏʀᴇ ᴅᴇᴛᴀɪʟꜱ ᴏʀ ᴡʜᴀᴛꜱᴀᴘᴘ 09068720370

---ᴀᴅᴠᴇʀᴛɪꜱᴇ ʜᴇʀᴇ---


The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arraigned Prof. Francisca Ime Bassey before Cross River State High Court Six over her alleged involvement in a contract fraud of 20.6 million.

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arraigned Prof. Francisca Ime Bassey before Cross River State High Court Six over her alleged involvement in a contract fraud of 20.6 million.

The agency accused Prof. Bassey, who is the Dean and Director of the Pre-Degree Programme of the university of allegedly holding private interests in multiple contracts awarded by the school to four companies directly owned by her.

According to ICPC in the 10 counts filed before Justice Elias O. Abua on Wednesday August 18, the alleged crime happened between 2013 and 2017 and violated Section 12 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000.

Prof. Bassey at different times, was alleged to have benefited from a series of contracts totalling 20,679,324.63 awarded to Bakuf Ventures, Rivet Investment Nigeria Ltd, Joebas Enterprises, and Arumo Nigeria Ltd.

The contracts amounting to ?7,819,916.24 were allegedly awarded to Bakuf Ventures on four occasions between 2013 and 2017.

Develop a website with Web Designer Nigeria

The institution also awarded contracts worth N4.7 million to Rivet Investment Nigeria Ltd between 2013 and 2015.

The dean was further accused of using two of her companies, Joebas Enterprises and Arumo Nigeria Ltd to commit multiple contract frauds.

Prof. Bassey who is also being accused of benefitted from N5,736,797.84 worth of contracts awarded to Arumo Nigeria Ltd and N2,450,700 awarded to Joebas Enterprises within the same period, entered a not-guilty plea when the charge was read to her.

Her counsel, Barrister Joseph Oloku filed a bail application praying the court to admit her to bail on self-recognizance, as gathered by Siggy.ng

READ ALSO : 200 Level UNICAL Student Declared Missing By The Police

Join Siggy Telegram Channel

This was however opposed by counsel to the ICPC, Kioba Kio Anabraba, who stated that the bail should be granted if only it will make her attend her trials.

Justice Elias O. Abua subsequently granted her a bail in the sum of ?5 million with one surety in like sum. The surety must have landed property within the jurisdiction of the court. The matter was then adjourned to October 11 and 12, 2021 for trial.

🔥𝑫𝒐 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒎𝒊𝒔𝒔 𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝒐𝒏 𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒅𝒂𝒊𝒍𝒚 𝒆𝒙𝒄𝒍𝒖𝒔𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒔🔥
Follow Siggy on Facebook Like our Facebook Page
Join Siggy Telegram Channel Join our Telegram Channel
Follow Siggy on Twitter Follow Us on Twitter
Follow Siggy on Instagram Follow Us on Instagram
Join Siggy Whatsapp Group Join our WhatsApp Group
Subscribe to Siggy Youtube Channel Subscribe to our YouTube Channel
Subscribe to Siggy Email Notification Receive FREE Daily Updates via Email
𝑻𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒌 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚 𝒎𝒖𝒄𝒉!

Leave a Reply

Leave a Comment