One Ajayi Ogbemudia has been convicted and sentenced to one year imprisonment for forgery and provision of false information in Edo state.
According to the statement made available by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ajayi Ogbemudia bagged the prison sentence in a Federal High Court in Benin city before Justice A. A Demi-Ajayi.
Ogbemudia (a.k.a) Stephen Ehirobo was give a one year imprisonment for forgery and provision of false information with an option of fine of N300,000.00 (Three Hundred Thousand Naira only).
The Ajayi Ogbemudia was first arraigned on July 5, 2017 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a seven-count charge bordering on forgery and provision of false information.
At the point of arraignment, Ajayi Ogbemudia pleaded guilty to the charges of forgery and provision of false information, pressed against him. Justice Demi-Ajayi, therefore convicted and sentenced him to one year imprisonment accordingly.
Ogbemudia’s trouble started on February 6, 2017, when he stood as a surety for one Michael Osas Ogbonavbare, a suspect being investigated by the EFCC.
Investigations later showed that Ogbemudia presented a document which upon verification by the EFCC was discovered to have been forged.