The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has directed that criminal summons be issued on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah and his company, Capital Oil and Gas Limited.


Justice Nicholas Oweibo gave this directive in the criminal prosecution of Ubah by the Federal Government of Nigeria on an 8-count charge bordering on alleged indebtedness to Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON sometimes in 2019.


In today’s hearing, the prosecutor, Tunde Lawal asked that the court to issue a bench warrant against Ubah who failed to appear in the previous hearing after being served updated charges and other necessary documents.


Meanwhile, Ubah’s lawyer, Ifeoma Esom, argued that the affected parties had agreed to settle out of court, stating that her client was not in court based on the agreement.


After listening to the parties, Justice Oweibo declined to issue a bench warrant but ordered that summons be served on Ifeanyi Ubah through his counsel, for him to appear in court on 18th October or risk been issued a warrant of arrest.


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