Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Man arraigned in court for posting negative remarks about Ogun state Governor on Facebook

A 31-year old man named Wasiu Ogunnoiki was arraigned before a Magistrate’s Court in Sagamu yesterday 2nd September for allegedly posting derogatory remarks about Ibikunle Amosun on his Facebook wall.

Ogunnoiki was alleged to have posted on Facebook saying that the State Governor had demolished the houses of some residents without compensating them accordingly, a statement the government found unacceptable.
Ogunnoiki was also alleged to have published the photograph of the APC Chairman in Sagamu Local Government, Femi Felix Kafar on his Facebook wall. He claimed that the latter in partnership with members of the Labor Party in the State have concluded plans to sack governor Amosun from office before the 2015 general elections.
When the two-count charge was read out, Ogunnoiki pleaded not guilty to the charges and the Chief Magistrate, Mr O.O. Ojo granted him bail in the sum of N400,000, with two sureties in like sum.
The matter was adjourned till 5th December.