Nigeria: Two men remanded in prison for alleged murder of ex governor’s aide
London, August 28, 2018 (AltAfrica)-A Nigeria Magistrate Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti the capital of Ekiti State in Monday remanded two men, Tajudeen Bello and Luck Solomon, for alleged murdered Mr Bunmi Ojo, former Personal Assistant to former governor of the state, Segun Oni.
The accused — Bello, 22, and Solomon, 32 — are facing a two-count charge of murder and membership of a cult.
While arraigning the accused, Police Prosecutor Johnson Okunade told the court that the accused committed the offences on Aug. 14 in Ado-Ekiti.
According to him, the duo conspired and murdered Bunmi Ojo.
The prosecutor alleged that the accused were members of a secret society, Black Axe confraternity and that he offences contravened Section 319 of Criminal Code and Section 4 (1) of the Secret Cults Abolition and Prohibition of Laws of Ekiti 2012.
Okunade thereafter asked the court to remand the accused in prison pending advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
Mr Chris Omokhafe, counsel to the accused, applied for the accused bail, but was refused by the court.
In his ruling, Chief Magistrate Adesoji Adegboye, whike remanding the accused in prison adjourned the case to Sept. 19 for the DPP’s advice.
It could be recollect that, Bunni Ojo was watch World Cup at a viewing center when he was shot dead.