N2.4m Birthday Bill Lands Nigerian Engineer In Court
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a 22-year-old engineer, Kelvin Obinna, who refused to pay his N2.4 million birthday celebration bills at a club, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending sentencing.
Obinna pleaded guilty to two counts of breach of peace and obtaining goods under false pretences .
Chief Magistrate A.A. Fashola, ordered that Obinna be remanded in the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kirikiri.
Fashola adjourned the case until Sept. 20 for the review of facts and sentence.
Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Michael Unah, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Aug.31 at 10 p.m. at No. 113 Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja.
Unah alleged that the defendant went to a clubhouse with his friends to celebrate his 22nd birthday and ended up consuming liquor worth N2.4 million and refused to pay.
He added that the owner of the club, Mr Success God reported the case to the police.
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