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GBOYEGA BAKARE v. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2016) JELR 41503 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/333c/2014  •  12 Feb 2016  •  Nigeria

Coram
ALI ABUBAKAR BABANDI GUMEL JCA; HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI JCA; OBIETONBARA O. DANIEL-KALIO JCA;

Judgement

OBIETONBARA DANIEL-KALIO, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): This appeal is over a criminal matter involving corruption. The Appellant Gboyega Bakare who was the Chairman of Ogun Waterside Local Government of Ogun State and one Mohammed Adeyemi Oke a Senior Administrative Officer in the said Local Government, were charged before the High Court of Ogun State. The offences for which they were charged were (1) conspiracy to confer corrupt advantage on a public officer contrary to Section 26 (1) (c) and punishable under Section 19 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act 2000 and (2) conferring corrupt advantage upon oneself contrary to and punishable under Section 19 of the Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Act 2000. The charge against the Appellant and his co-accused were on 15 counts. In summary, the Appellant was accused of having collected the sum of N250,000 on a weekly basis in September, October, November and December of 2005 as well as in January a…

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