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SIKIRU K. AINA v. THE STATE

(2018) JELR 38599 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/504C/2011  •  18 May 2018  •  Nigeria

Coram
MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA JCA; JOSEPH SHAGBAOR IKYEGH JCA; JAMILU YAMMAMA TUKUR JCA;

Judgement

MOHAMMED LAWAL GARBA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant was initially arraigned before the High Court of Lagos State sitting at Ikeja, on a four (4) counts charge No. ID/24C/2008 dated 28th February, 2008 which later amended by the Amended Charge No.115c/2007 dated 3rd October, 2008 containing five (5) counts of offences, the statements and particulars of which are as follows: -

"STATEMENT OF OFFENCE 1ST COUNT

Conspiracy to commit felony to wit: Unlawful Creation and assumption of customary chieftaincy title contrary to Section 516 of the Criminal Code Cap C17 Volume 2 Laws of Lagos State 2003.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

SIKIRU AINA KOLAWOLE and other still at large on or about the 30th day of December 2007 at Igbo-Elerin town in the Ikeja Judicial Division conspired with one another to forcefully confer on and install the said SIKIRU KOLAWOLE AINA as the OBA of Igbo Elerin Town.

STATEMENT OF OFFENCE 2ND COUNT

Unlawful creation and Assumption of a customary chieftaincy Tit…

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