A Customs agent, Raymond Onyimba, has dragged a commercial bank (name withheld) to court over unusual increase of interest charged on loan collected from the bank.
Onyimba, through his company, Ojaz Nig. Ltd, had gone to the
Meanwhile, despite the court judgment the plaintiff is being accused of collecting a loan from the bank and refusing to repay same, following his decision to enter into politics.
To this end, a group under the aegis of Concerned Customs Brokers, CCB, has frowned at attack on its member, Raymond Onyimba, by a faceless body for his effrontery in partaking in the local government elections in Enugu State. The group noted that the alleged claim that Onyimba collected bank loan and refused to repay is untrue. The group in a statement signed by
The group noted that the attack of Onyinba is not unconnected wiht his decision to vie for the position of Chairmanship of
According to the group, "It was at this point that his political opponents, without thinking twice, went all out to undo Onyimba, with a view to discrediting him and permanently damage his reputation, all in an attempt to scuttle his desire to serve his people.
"Blackmail was orchestrated because of the pending suit instituted against the outcome of Awgu LGA elections, in the
"Court pronouncement in the matter Onyimba filed in court, would have put to rest the misrepresentation of facts by his opponents, but curiously and mysteriously, was delayed and out-rightly denied," the group stated.
The group noted that when their member decided to contest the same position in 2013, the issue of bank loan was resurrected and Onyimba again headed for the law court only for the
The group stressed that contrary to insinuations making the rounds in some national dailies, Onyimba's ordeal is not unconnected with his venture into politics and that it has nothing to do with unpaid loan or any property fraud.
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