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MUYIDEEN SALAKO v. THE STATE

(2007) JELR 47186 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/99/03  •  26 Mar 2007  •  Nigeria

Coram
JOHN AFOLABI FABIYI JCA; AMINA ADAMU AUGIE JCA; JOHN INYANG OKORO JCA;

Judgement

AUGIE, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant was convicted and sentenced to a term of three years imprisonment by an Abeokuta High Court of Ogun State for the offence of causing death by dangerous driving. The two-count charge against him read-

"CAUSING DEATH BY DANGEROUS DRIVING contrary to and punishable under Section 5 of the Federal Highways Act (Cap. 135) Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN) 1990.

PARTICULARS OF OFFENCE

MUYIDEEN SALAKO on or about the 14th of September 1999 at about 9.00 p.m at a point at Molegede Village along Abeokuta/Igboore Road, a Federal Highway in the Abeokuta Judicial Division caused the death of one Madam Isimotu Rabiu by driving a vehicle with Reg. No. XB 279 MB in a manner, which was dangerous to the public having regard to all the circumstances of the case. (Italics mine)

2ND COUNT- STATEMENT OF OFFENCE

Dangerous Driving contrary to and punishable under Section 6 (1) of the Federal Highways Act (Cap. 135) LFN 1990.

PARTICULARS OF …

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