A 40-year-old man, Oluwaseyi Owoeye who allegedly lodged in a hotel, accumulated bills to the tune of N1.7 million has been charged before an Igbosere Magistrate court in Lagos.
The prosecutor, Inspector Ingobo Emby, told the court that the defendant committed the alleged offence between November 2013 and March 2014.
He told the court: “the defendant unlawfully lodged in Dover Hotel, located in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, in Eti-Osa Local Government Area and accumulated bills to the tune of N1.7 million and refused to pay.”
The magistrate, M. Owumi, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N300,000, with two sureties in like sum.
He said that the sureties must be gainfully employed, show evidence of three years tax payment, have their addresses verified and adjourned till March 27 for mention.