Female Banker In Soup For Stealing LASTMA's And VIO’s N6.6m

A female banker who thought she could help herself to some huge sums of money from customer's accounts has been remanded in prison custody.

A female banker with a new generation bank in Nigeria, Bola Ogunlowo, is in deep trouble after she connived with an accomplice, Omotayo Zachariah Adesola, to divert the sum of N6.6 million naira from the coffers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, LASTMA, and the Vehicle Inspection Office, VIO, fer her personal use.

Ogunlowo has now been dragged before a Lagos State Magistrates’ Court over the crime and could be sent to jail if found guilty.

According to the police prosecutor, Ogunlowo had carefully crafted the crime whereby she withdrew huge sums from the accounts of the two agency lodged in her bank, between April and September this year before the management of LASTMA & VIO suspected the act and invited the police who then charged them to court.

The magistrate admitted them on bail in the sum of N500,000 each with two sureties each in like sum. They were both remanded in Kirikiri and Ikoyi prisons, respectively pending when they will fulfill their bail condition, while the matter was adjourned till 7 November, 2014 for mention.

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