Commercial Cyclist Jailed For Attacking Governor Amosun On Facebook

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The court hearings of Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun and Mr Wasiu Ogunnoiki litigation held at Sagamu Magistrate’s court, Ogun State, continued on September 2, 2014, Tuesday.

Mr Ogunnoiki, a commercial motorcyclist, was accused of engaging in acts that violated Section 249 (d) of the Criminal Code, Volume II Laws of Ogun State 2006 by publishing on his Facebook account that Governor Ibikunle Amosun razed down houses without compensating the affected property owners and in manners that could incite the citizens against the governor.

He was also accused of uploading photographs of All Progressives Chairman (APC) in Sagamu Local Government on his social media, claiming that the man, in conjunction with members of the Labour Party (LP), have concluded plans to sack Amosun from office before and in 2015 general elections.

Mr Ogunnoiki, however, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge brought against him.

Chief Magistrate O.O Ojo granted the accused bail bond of N400, 000 with two sureties in like sum and who must also reside within the court’s jurisdiction in addition to holding a landed property in the state.

The matter was postponed till December 5th.

But he was remanded in prison custody pending when he meets the bail conditions attached to his application.




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