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Lagos House Member Funmi Tejuosho Loses N8M Jewellery To Cook

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Lagos House Member Funmi Tejuosho Loses N8M Jewellery To Cook

funmi tejuosho loses jewellery cook

Lagos House Of Assembly Member Funmi Tejuosho Loses N8Million Jewellery To Cook

A Lagos based cook,  Mathew Gouda was today brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing jewellery valued at $27,000 (about N8.2 million) from a lawmaker, Mrs Funmi Tejuosho, representing Mushin Constituency I, Lagos State House of Assembly.

34-year-old Gouda was arraigned on a lone count of stealing before Chief Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat.

Prosecuting Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Benson Emuerhi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 31, at 8.30 p.m. at Sasegbon Street, GRA, Ikeja.

ASP Emuerhi said the cook, conspired with others now at large, broke into his boss room and stole the jewellery after which he ran away.

He said the complainant, Mrs Tejuosho, reported the case to the police consequent upon which investigation was conducted into the matter and the defendant was arrested.

When the charge was read, Gouda pleaded not guilty.

Chief Magistrate Sule-Amzat granted him bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

She adjourned the case till July 3.

3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Fifelomo

    June 11, 2019 at 6:23 AM

    Hmmm, thank God he didn’t kill you.

  2. iron bar

    June 11, 2019 at 11:46 AM

    Even as i condemn such act,why would a young woman like this have a cook in the first place.legislative job is a part time job with full perks.Devote time and handle your domestic duties.una laziness these days tire me.

  3. keep it real

    June 11, 2019 at 12:15 PM

    Madam the cook feels like you have too much jewelry and too busy with politics to wear them so he decided to help you..pls reason with him.. ok!

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