3. Between January – December, 2015 deceived the Federal Government of
Nigeria into paying the sum of N5, 911,300.00 to the afore-mentioned
persons as salary.
It is the law that where a Defendant pleads guilty to an offence or offences which
in this case borders on cheating contrary to section 322 of the Penal Code Act,
the Court, after ensuring that the Defendant understands the charges and having
taken her plea without duress or intimidation, will go ahead to convict the
Defendant.
The Defendant has pleaded guilty to the three Counts. Her plea was not induced
or under duress or intimidation or any other inducement from either her Counsel
or any other person. She did not need an interpreter. She understood perfectly
the content of the charges. She was asked whether she understood each of the
charges and she said she did.
Based on the above, she is hereby CONVICTED for the offence of cheating
contrary to section 322 of the Penal Code Act. Her sentence will be decided
later.
This is the Judgment of this Court delivered today 14/12/17 by me.

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HON. JUSTICE K. N. OGBONNAYA
JUDGE, FCT HIGH COURT
14/11/17
APPEARANCE
FOR THE PROSECUTION:
OLA OJI ESQ.
FOR THE DEFENDANT:
CHIEF EMMANUEL NWODO

JUDGMENT IN FRN VS. NKECHI CAROLINE AMADI

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