A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted have asked for the immediate arrest of former Clerk of the National Assembly Mohammed Omolori over allegation of N400 million fraud.
Justice Suleman Belgore, issued the warrant of arrest on Omolori following an ex parte motion filed by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
In the application marked M/8728/2020, EFCC told the court that Omolori had ignored several invitations by the commission over a petition that was received against him.
The anti-graft Commission stated that it was investigating a petition, alleging diversion of 14 Toyota Hilux vehicles and 13 Peugeot 508 valued at over N400 million.
According to the Commission, as part of its investigation activities, it invited the Secretary of the National Assembly Commission, Adamu Fika, Oluseye Ajakaye and others to its office.
It further stated that the invitees made revelations indicting Omolori, following which letters were sent to him on November 4, 2019, which Omolori failed to honour.
EFCC added that it sent another letter to him on March 16, 2020, which he still failed to honour.
The Commission noted that it was left with no option than to approach the court for a warrant of arrest to be issued against Omolori.
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