Court Grants Deputy Governor Bail As Magistrate Orders Accelerated Hearing

The Nigeria Police has arraigned a former Deputy Governor in Ogun State, Olusegun Adesegun, before a Lagos State Magistrate Court in Ogba area of Ikeja.

Olusegun Adesegun, was arraigned before Magistrate M.O. Tanimola for allegedly being in possession of a Certificate of Occupancy belonging to a retiree.

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

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

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

The former deputy governor however pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

Subsequently, 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.

Magistrate Tanimola thereafter ordered for accelerated hearing while adjourning the case till May 17 for trial.

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