Alleged Exam Malpractice: Court Strikes Out Charges Against Senator Adeleke

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A file photograph of Senator Ademola Adeleke. Channels TV/ Sodiq Adelakun.


A Federal Excessive Court sitting in Abuja has struck out the case in opposition to Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP).

Senator Adeleke was charged to court docket by the Federal Authorities over alleged examination malpractice.

The prosecution counsel, Mr. Simon Lough filed an utility for the withdrawal of costs in opposition to the Senator.

The trial decide, Justice Inyang Eekwo in his ruling on Friday, in flip, discharged Senator Adeleke with the view of Mr Lough’s (the prosecutor) resolution to withdraw the costs in opposition to him.

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Senator Adeleke was the previous governorship candidate of the PDP within the final Osun State governorship election.

He was arraigned earlier than the Federal Excessive Court in Abuja in October 2018 alongside Sikiru Adeleke (who is claimed to be the Senator’s relative), Aregbesola Mufutau (the college principal), Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo (Registrar) and Dare Samuel Olutope (a trainer).

Senator Adeleke and Mr Sikiru have been accused of impersonation, each registering as college students of Ojo-Aro Group Grammar faculty, Ojo-Aro, Osun state to allow them to sit down for the Nationwide Examinations Council (NECO) examination of June/July 2017 whereas the opposite defendants have been accused of aiding the fee within the alleged offence.

Though the prosecutor declined to talk on digicam, the consultant of Senator Adeleke, Dr. Alex Izinyon, nevertheless, applauded the ruling of the court docket.

Following the event, Justice Ekwo has mounted June 25 and 26 for the trial of different defendants.


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