ICPC arraigns ex-JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde, children over ‘N5bn fraud’

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, former Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on seven-count charge bordering on money laundering before a Federal High Court sitting Abuja.

Ojerinde was arraigned alongside his four children: Mary Funmilola, Olumide Abiodun, Adedayo, and Oluwaseun Adeniyi, before Justice Inyang Ekwo on Friday.

Ojerinde and his companies are currently facing a money laundering charge to the tune of N5 billion before Justice Obiora Egwuatu.

He was accused to have diverted public funds while he served as National Examinations Council (NECO) and JAMB Registrar.

However, in this fresh charge marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/119/23, the ex-JAMB boss and his four children were included.

Also joined in the charge were all his companies which include Doyin Ogbohi Petroleum Limited, Cheng Marbles Limited, Sapati International Schools Limited, Trillium Learnings Centre Limited, and Standout Institutes Limited.

Ojerinde and the ten defendants’ were yet to take a plea as of the time of filing this report.

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