Nigerian police to arrest Osun governorship candidate over examination malpractice

The Nigeria police force has filed charges against a governorship
aspirant in the upcoming Osun State election, Senator Ademola
Adeleke, at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The charges against
the Senator include examination malpractice, aiding and abetting,
impersonation, and criminal conspiracy.
Read the police press statement below;
On 21st July 2017, the Osun State Police Intelligence Bureau (SIB)
received and acted on an actionable intelligence about an ongoing
examination malpractice involving Senator Ademola Adeleke and
Sikiru Adeleke at OJO/Aro Community Grammar School in Osun
state.
When the Police operative arrived at the school, only Sikiru Adeleke
was found seated for the examination while Senator Ademola
Adeleke seat was vacant and was suspected to have escaped
before the arrival of the Police operatives.
Further investigation revealed that both Senator Ademola Adeleke
and his brother Sikiru Adeleke registered and were sitting for the
National Examination Council Examination (NECO) 2017 as internal
candidates impersonating students of the School at the ages of
57years and 42years respectively. This crime was facilitated by the
principal of the school, and two other members of staff of the
school for which they are under investigation and being charged to
court.
The Principal of the school, Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau, the staff
responsible for registration, Mr Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo and a
teacher Mr dare Olutope were arrested on 21 July 2017. Senator
Ademola Adeleke was arrested on 27 July 2017 and Sikiru Adeleke
was arrested on 8 August 2017.
Senator Ademola Adeleke made cautionary statement and
admitted that he registered for the 2017 NECO examinations as an
internal student in the said school but he didn’t sit for the
examination.
However, Police investigation revealed the following prima facie
and culpability facts against Senator Ademola Adeleke and four (4)
others.
i. Senator Ademola Adeleke made cautionary statement and
admitted that he registered for the 2017 NECO examinations as an
internal student in the said school and did not sit for the
examination but have a result from NECO with Seven (7) Credit and
One (1) Pass, a copy of which was obtained from NECO by the
Police.
ii. The Ojo/Aro 2017 NECO, SSCE school photo album (School’s
copy), with Senator Ademola Adeleke and Sikiru Adeleke
Photographs in school uniforms in the said album, Senator
Ademola Adeleke in the NECO 2017 Result obtained by the Police
claimed that he was born on 12th June 1997 but in his statement
to the Police, senator Ademola Adeleke wrote 13th May 1960 as
his Date of Birth.
iii. The photographs of both Senator Ademola Adeleke and Sikiru
Adeleke appearing side by side in the photo album have no NECO
stamps on them.
Senator Ademola Adeleke and four others were arrested,
investigated, granted bail and being charged to court. Charges of
Examination Malpractice, Criminal Conspiracy, Personation,
Breach of Duty, Aiding and Abetting against Senator Ademola
Adeleke (PDP Governorship Aspirant in the 22nd September, 2018
Gubernatorial Election in Osun State) and four (4) others namely;
MR Sikiru Adeleke, Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau (Principal of Ojo-Aro
Community Grammar School, Egbedore LGA, Osun State), Mr
Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo (School Staff responsible for the
registration of candidates for NECO), Mr Dare Olutope (School
Teacher who facilitated the commission of the crime) have been
filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja under the Examination
Malpractice Act, CAP E15, 2004 today, Wednesday, 19th
September, 2018.
Consequently, Senator Ademola Adeleke (PDP Governorship
Aspirant in the 22nd September, 2018 Gubernatorial Election in
Osun State) and four (4) others namely; MR Sikiru Adeleke, Alhaji
Aregbesola Mufutau (Principal of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar
School, Egbedore LGA, Osun State), Mr Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo
(School Staff responsible for the registration of candidates for
NECO), Mr Dare Olutope (School Teacher who facilitated the
commission of the crime) are hereby advised in their own interest
to report to the Special Investigation Panel, Force Headquarters,
Abuja immediately for arraignment in court.
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3 Comments

  1. Good post

  2. Ok

  3. hmmm

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