Ifiesimama Sekibo, managing director of Heritage Bank, has been charged to court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Punch reports.
Sekibo, along with Dimire Dike, Wumi Adeniyi, Kolapo Daisi, Funmilayo Taiwo and Akeem Durotoye, have been charged to court for an alleged fraud of ₦1 billion.
The defendants were accused of forging a document titled “RE: Expression of Interest in Agric Fund Management Scheme,” and obtaining the sum of ₦1 billion from the bank by “falsely representing the sum as proceeds of Vlamings Professional Limited’s investment in Heritage Bank Plc.”
Other counts with which the defendants were charged with include conspiracy and stealing.
The defendants were said to have committed the crime between February 2015 and February 2017.