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Ex-Coronation bank official, Nsa Ayi remands in prison over alleged N700m fraud

Ayodele Olalere
LAGOS-NIGERIA

A former employee of Coronation Merchant Bank, Nsa Ayi, has been remanded in prison custody by a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja for allegedly fraudulently debiting customers account the sum of N733, 906, 951.09.
Justice Mojisola Dada of Special Offences Court ordered Ayi to be remanded in Ikoyi prison custody following his arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
According to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, counsel, Nnemeka Omewa, the suspect, from January 2014 to January 2017, allegedly fraudulently debited customers account using instruction purported to be issued by them.
The suspect however pleaded not guilty to the 10 count charge. The court ordered that he be remanded in prison custody.
The anti-graft commission alleged that the defendant falsified account no 2990001176 belonging to Ogunjemo. E. Mascot and debited it to the tune of N2, 029,394, and one Ndubueze Caroline Obie’ s account to the sum of N8,169,000.00 purported to have been issued by the owners of the account.
He (Ayi) also allegedly debited same account to the tune of N172, 076,712.33 using an instruction which he purported to have been issued by same company.
Part of the charge read: ” NSA Ayi on or about 3rd day of June, 2015 being an employee of Coronation Merchant Bank in Lagos within the Ikeja judicial division with intent to defraud falsified account no 2990000186 belonging to Nkoyo Theresa Nkposong in the possession of your employer by debiting the said account to the tune of N1, 434,759.77 using an instruction which you purported to have been issued by the said Nkoyo Theresa Nkposong.
“NSA Ayi on or about 20th day of October, 2014 being an employee of Coronation Merchant Bank in Lagos with intent to defraud falsified account no 1990000158 belonging African Alliance Insurance Plc in the possession of your employer by debiting the said account to the tune of N4, 130,383.56 using an instruction which you purported to have been issued by the said African Alliance Insurance Plc.”

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