Thursday, July 18, 2024

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.

(NAN)

We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Katsina State

Politics

Katsina youths pledge to deliver over 2 million votes to Atiku

“Katsina State is Atiku’s political base because it is his second home.”

Bright Edafe

States

Police nab hotelier, rescue 35 trafficked victims in Delta

Mr Edafe said the 35 victims, rescued on Monday in a hotel, included 23 teenagers.

Senator Uba Sani

States

Pro-Uba Sani thugs handcuff DanBilki Komanda, flog him for criticising governor

A video surfaced on social media showing Mr Komanda in handcuffs as he was severely beaten by individuals who frowned at his criticisms of Mr Sani.

Philip Shaibu and Monday Okpebho (credit: punch)

States

One killed as gunmen attack convoy of APC guber candidate Okpebholo, Shaibu in Edo 

A police officer was said to have been shot dead while three others were wounded.

Police

States

Delta: Police rescue teenage girls trafficked for prostitution, arrest suspects

The police spokesperson explained that the suspect “lures them by telling them that they are coming to Delta State to work as a sales girl in a restaurant.”

John Owan-Enoh

Sport

FG approved over N12 billion budget for Paris Olympics: Sports Minister

”The budget is divided into two parts: N9 billion for the Olympics, while over N3 billion has been earmarked for the Paralympics,” the sports minister said.