The police yesterday arraigned Obiejogo Azuka in an FCT High Court, Apo for forging a reference letter allegedly made by ex-Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to gain employment.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the defendant is accused of using the alleged forged document to secure job with the Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Company.
The prosecutor, Mr. Halidu Mohammed, told the court that the defendant used similar document to get another employment with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND), after he was dismissed from the security printing company.
Azuka, 33, a resident of Destiny Crescent, Kubwa, Abuja was arraigned on a six-count charge on forgery.
He said the defendant committed the offence on August 11, 2014, adding that his action caused harm to the reputation of TETFUND.
Mohammed said the offence contravened Section 320(b) and punishable under Section 322 of the Penal Code Cap 532 LFN, 1990.
Justice Idris Baba adjourned the case till May 16 for mention.
14 March, 2018