By Samuel OAMEN
Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC has arraigned a self-acclaimed social media influencer, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.okay.a Adeherself) earlier than Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Particular Offence Court docket sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on one-count cost of possession of fraudulent paperwork.
The defendant was arrested following intelligence acquired by the Fee on the actions of some younger males allegedly concerned in web fraud within the Lekki axis of Lagos State.
The depend learn: “That you just, Adewale Adedamola Rukayat, on or concerning the 15th day of June, 2020 in Lagos, throughout the jurisdiction of this honourable courtroom, with intent to defraud, had in your possession paperwork titled “WhatsAPP”, which representations you knew or should have identified, was false and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 6 (cool (b) and 1 (3) (d) of the Advance Price Fraud and Different Fraud Associated Offences Act No. 14 of 2006.
She pleaded not responsible to the cost.
In view of her plea, prosecution counsel, S.O. Daji, requested the courtroom for a trial date and likewise prayed that she be remanded within the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS.
The defence counsel knowledgeable the courtroom of a bail software for his shopper and likewise prayed for a brief date to allow its listening to.
Justice Solebo adjourned the matter to July 13, 2020 for listening to of the bail software and likewise ordered the defendant to be remanded within the EFCC custody.