Former Lagos Deputy Gov. Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu
Barring unforeseen hitches, former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, western Nigeria, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu and Sampson Ojikutu, will be arraigned by the Special Fraud Unit, SFU, of the Nigeria Police Force before a Federal High Court in Lagos tomorrow on a three-count charge of conspiracy, obtaining by false pretence and stealing.
Sources close to SFU said that Ojikutu, who is currently in the United States of America, USA, will be repatriated to Nigeria and arraigned tomorrow.
In a criminal charge number FHC/L/C/343c/13 filed before the court by CSP Effiong Asuquo from the SFU, it was alleged that Ojikutu and Sampson in September 2011 at Lekki Phase 1, Victoria Island, Lagos, conspired to commit felony to wit, obtaining the sum of N130 million.
The money was allegedly collected from a Lagos businessman, Cajetan Okekearu, under the pretence that they have a plot of land at Lekki Phase 1 at Victoria Island to sell to him.
Sources close to SFU said Ojikutu’s proposed repatriation was effected with the assistance of the US Embassy in Nigeria.
The sources disclosed that all arrangements have been put in place for Ojikutu’s repatriation to Nigeria today.