YUSUF ALHAJI BASHIR, J.C.A.(Delivering the Leading Judgment): On 17th day of March, 2020 the Appellant was convicted on a one count charge of receiving stolen property and sentenced to a term of life imprisonment under Section 5 of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act by the Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure presided by Hon. Justice S. A. Bola (now JCA).
The particulars of the charge against the Appellant and one other, Gerema Ibrahim reads as follows as per the amended information:
At the session holden at the High Court of Ondo State, Akure Judicial Division, this … day of … 2019, the Court is hereby informed by the Honourable Attorney-Generalon behalf of the State that GEREMA IBRAHIM AND ADAMU OSENI are charged with the following offences:
STATEMENT OF OFFENCE
Receiving stolen property, contrary to and punishable under Section 5 of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provisions) Act, Cap R11, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria,2004.