Alleged Terrorism: Court grants bail to Adeleke’s aide on tough conditions


Reprieve on Tuesday came the way of Olalekan Oyeyeki, an appointee of Governor Ademola Adeleke, standing trial for terrorism and unlawful killing as a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State admitted him to bail.

The trial judge in the case, Justice Emmanuel Ayoola granted him bail in the sum of N50million and two sureties in the same sum.

According to the judge, one of the sureties must be a traditional ruler and should submit his instrument of appointment to the court registrar.

He also ruled that the other surety must either be a member of the National Assembly of level 17 civil servant, who should also submit his certificate of return or letter of appointment to the court registry.

The defendant, popularly known as ‘Emir’, should deposit the sum of N5million and his national passport with the registry, he is also ordered to write an undertaking to be of good behaviour.

Meanwhile at the hearing on Tuesday, there was heavy presence of armed security men within and outside the court’s premises.

Three police patrol vehicles were seen outside the court with most of the men inside the court complex to avoid any attack, especially on journalists who were victims at the last court sitting on March 19.

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