A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has convicted 20 persons for illegal dealing and storage of petroleum products. They are Adesunloye Fani-Kayode, Captain Daniel Lebile, Ala Ibanibo, Wole Ajayi, Michael Mgbanwa, Segun Ekundemi, Johnson Mashebinu. Ndidi Benjamin, Bright Nwaezuoke, Blessing Omoviye and Kayode Ireti.
Others 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 Ltd.
They’re sentenced to two years imprisonment on each of the three counts, starting from December 2, 2014, when they were arrested. They are to forfeit all the seized vessels, cargoes and properties to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, while the jail terms will run concurrently…. without getting tired….