Temitope Olatoye: Court docket acquits former Oyo Chief Whip, three others fingered in demise of ex-reps member


A Excessive Court docket sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Thursday, discharged and acquitted a former lawmaker representing Lagelu state constituency, Honourable Akinmoyede Olafioye, who stood trial for the killing of a former member of Home of Representatives in Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency, Honourable Temitope Olatoye.

DAILY POST gathered that Olatoye, 47, was killed shortly after he casted his vote within the March ninth, 2019 Gubernatorial and State Meeting elections in Lalupon space of Ibadan.

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4 individuals, amongst whom are Akinmoyede, a former Chief Whip within the state Home of Meeting had been linked within the killing of the previous rep member, who represented the constituency until he died.

The courtroom additionally on Thursday discharged and acquitted Rafiu Adebayo, Rasheed Oladele, Kazeem Ayinde who stood trial for the killing together with Akinmoyede.

The presiding choose, Adegbola Mufutau mentioned the defendants, Akinmoyede and the three others had been let loose owing to the failure of the prosecution to ascertain the costs of homicide and conspiracy most well-liked towards the defendants.

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Akinmoyede whereas reacting, mentioned that God has vindicated him over the allegation levelled towards him on the demise of Olatoye.

He harassed that at this time, fact has lastly prevailed with the courtroom’s verdict that acquitted and discharged him.

He used the event to as soon as once more commiserate with the household, mates and associates of Hon. Sugar over his demise, prayed God Almighty to proceed to fill the vacuum that his demise has created and grant the household the fortitude to bear the loss.

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He expressed his profound appreciation to all the normal establishments in Lagelu Native Authorities, leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), his household, mates, spiritual leaders and your complete Lalupon indigenes led by Hon. Oribayo Okeyode for his or her assist and prayers all through the interval of the litigation.

Whereas calling on the individuals within the State to proceed to assist the current administration underneath the Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde to realize all his lofty agenda.

He identified that the Governor has demonstrated his readiness to take the State to larger heights by way of the modest achievements he has recorded inside simply eight months he has spent in workplace.

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