Former Ogun Deputy Gov Docked For Breach Of Peace

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Former Deputy Governor of Ogun, Olusegun Adesegun, was on Thursday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly having a Certificate of Occupancy (CofO) belonging to a retiree.

Adesegun is charged with four counts of conspiracy, concealing deeds, forcible entry and forcible possession.

He pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecution Counsel, SP Victor Eruada, told the court that the defendant committed the offence between 2003 and 2017 at the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) office in Lagos.

SP Eruada alleged that the defendant conspired with others at large, to steal the Certificate of Occupancy with N068/68/1994 title document and property kept with the NDIC belonging to Mr Babatunde Oderinde, a retiree.

According to him, the defendant, in a manner likely to cause a breach of peace, did enter the parcel of land located at No 2, Osilaja St., Opebi- Oregun Link Road, Lagos belonging to Oderinde.

He alleged that the defendant in a manner likely to cause a reasonable apprehension of the breach of peace, took possession of the parcel of land at the above-mentioned address against the complainant who was entitled by law.

The prosecutor said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 52, 53, 290 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Magistrate M.O. Tanimola admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum who must provide evidence of tax payment and a verifiable address.

The Magistrate adjourned the case till the 17th, 20th and 27th of May for hearing.

Chief Adesegun was the deputy governor during the first term of Senator Ibikunle Amosun between 2011 -2015

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