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Ogun Ex Deputy Governor Docked in Lagos Court Over Land Issue

Former Ogun state deputy governor, Prince Olusegun Adesegun has been arraigned before an Ikeja magistrate court in Lagos, for allegedly been in possession of the certificate of occupancy (c-of-o) of a retiree

He pleaded not guilty before the court on Thursday, to the four count charges filed against him

The prosecutor, superintendent of police Victor Eruada told the court that the alleged offences were committed between 2003 and 2017 at the office of the Nigerian deposit insurance corporation (NIDC) in Lagos.

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According to the prosecutor, the former deputy governor and others at large, conspired to steal the C-of-O with title document and property, kept with NDIC, belonging to a retiree, Babatunde Oderinde.

The prosecutor further told the court that in a manner likely to cause breach of peace, they entered the parcel of land at number 2, Oshilaja street at Opebi-Oregun link road, Ikeja.

They were further accused of taking possession of the parcel of the land, to which the retiree was entitled by law.

The magistrate M. Tanimola admitted the former deputy governor to a bail of 100 thousand naira with two sureties in like sum, who must provide evidence of tax payment and a verifiable address.

The magistrate had adjourned the case till May 17, 20, and 27 for accelerated hearing.

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