A banker has been arraigned and charged for forgery and stealing N3.2 million which belongs to customers of Skye Bank Plc, at Ikorodu branch yesterday, in an Igbosere magistrate court.
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The banker, Musari Ayodele, 35, who lives at 2, Muba Abiru Street in Ebute area of Ikorodu was arraigned before Magistrate O. Olanipekun over a two-count charge of stealing and forgery preferred against him by the Police. The defendant, who was a marketing supporting staff of the bank, was said to have fraudulently withdrew N3,253,290 belonging to customers and converted it to his own.
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According to the prosecutor, Innocent Odugbo, Ayodele forged the signature of one Ganiyu Moshood and withdrew N430,000 from his account. Although the defendant had pleaded not guilty to the charges when they were read to him, appropriate punishment will still be melted on him if found guilty. it would be recalled that just recently, the Emir of Kano lost at least N17m To Female Banker in what was said to be pure forgery.
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