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Ibadan beggar remanded for disturbing school activities

The prosecutor said Mr Aderopo went to the school to beg for alms but started banging at the gate, disturbing school activities when no one came out.

• July 5, 2024
Agodi Correctional Centre
Agodi Correctional Centre [Credit: Twitter]

A Grade ‘A’ Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday remanded a 20-year-old man, Ayobami Aderopo, in the Agodi Correctional Centre, Ibadan, for pleading guilty to disturbing school activities.

Mr Aderopo, whose address was not provided, was charged with conduct likely to cause a breach of peace, to which he pleaded guilty.

Therefore, the court president, Sukurat Yusuf, remanded the defendant at the correctional facility and adjourned the case until July 9 for the review of facts and judgment.

The prosecutor, Philip Amusan, told the court that Mr Aderopo committed the offence on Thursday at Sunshine Group of Schools, Oluyole, Ibadan.

Mr Amusan said Mr Aderopo went to the school to beg for alms but started banging at the gate, disturbing school activities when no one came out.

He said the offence contravened section 249(d) of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.


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