Fani-Kayode, Lebile 18 others Jailed 6 Years Each Over Oil Theft, See Photos
Some of the jailed oil thieves at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos
Source: PM News
Apparently not Chief Femi Fani Kayode, the former Aviation Minister but one Adesunloye Fani-Kayode  and 19 others were jailed  by Justice Ibrahim Buba of Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Wednesday for illegal dealing and storage of petroleum products, PM News reported.

Others who were jailed according to PM News are, Captain Daniel Lebile, Ala Ibanibo, Wole Ajayi, Michael Mgbanwa, Segun Ekundemi, Johnson Mashebinu, Ndidi Benjamin, Bright Nwaezuoke, Blessing Omoviye and Kayode Ireti are part of 20 accused jailed 

Others who are also jailed are Chuks Isiwepkweni, Friday Nchikpa, Peter Bayo, Ubom Amos, Zuopamo Embiowei, Olabamerun Owolemi, Adams Husseini, Ebisingha Timmy and Godwin Oputeh, MV Long Island and their companies Afa Global Impex Services Limited and GFL Marine Service Limited.

One of the charges read, “that you, MV Long Island , AFA Global Impex Services Limited, GFL Marine Services Limited, Ala Atubokiki Ibanibo, Wole Ajayi, Adesunloye Alexander, Fani Kayode, Captain Daniel Lebile, Micheal Mgbanwa, Segun Ekundemi, Joghnson Mashebinu, Ndidi Benjamin, Bright Nwaezuoke, Blessing Omoviye, Kayode Biboye Ireti, Chuks Isiwepkweni, Friday Nchikpa, Peter Bayo, Ubom Amos , Zuopamo Embiowei, Olabamerun Owolemi, Adams Husseini, Ebisingha Timmy, Godwin Oputeh, Ebimie Norwigeh (Still at large) and Olabamerin Damilola Smart (now at large) on or about the 2nd day of December 2014 in Lagos within the jurisdiction of the Federal High Court conspired amongst yourselves to commit an offence to wit: dealing in petroleum products without lawful authority or appropriate license contrary to Section 19(6) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria and punishable under the same Act”.

They have pleaded not guilty. In the course of the trial, the prosecution called four witnesses.

In his judgment, Justice Buba held that the prosecution had proven its case beyond all reasonable doubt. He therefore, sentenced the convicts to two years imprisonment on each of the three counts, starting from December 2, 2014, when the convicts were arrested with an option of N200, 000.00k (Two hundred thousand naira) fine for each count.

The convicts are to forfeit all the seized vessels, cargoes and properties to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, while the jail terms will run concurrently, the PM New report says

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Fani-Kayode, Lebile 18 others Jailed 6 Years Each Over Oil Theft, See Photos
Some of the jailed oil thieves at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos
Sorce: PM News

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