Court seizes convicted NIMASA acting DG’s N35m, hotel

NIMASA fraud: Judge sends Calistus Obi, Dismas Alu to Ikoyi prison
Calistus Obi

A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission an interim order to seize N35 million and a 22-room hotel belonging to a convicted former Acting Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Calistus Obi.

Justice Saliu Saidu made the interim order following an application by EFCC counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo.

Obi had bagged seven years imprisonment on June 3, 2019 for N225m fraud.

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