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N30m fraud; EFCC closes case against Ilorin herbalist


FIVE months after the arraignment of self-acclaimed herbalist, Jamiu Isiaka who defrauded Korean, Keun Sig Kim, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has finally closed its case against the defendant. 

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the EFCC had on the 11th of June 2019 arraigned Isiaka before Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on a six-count charge bordering on fraud and obtaining money under false pretense. 

Isiaka was accused of obtaining thirty million Naira from his victim under the pretense of helping him secure a license from the Federal Government through the Office of the Group General Manager of the NNPC.

At the resumed hearing of the matter on Wednesday, the EFCC presented its second prosecution’s witness, John George Itodo who was counsel to the complainant in the matter. After the testimonies of the witness, counsel to the EFCC, O.B Akinsola told the presiding judge that the prosecution has closed its case with testimonies of the witness. Abdulgafar adjourned to 21st November 2019 for the accused person to open his defense. 


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