A former deputy governor of Ogun State, Prince Olusegun Adesegun, was arraigned yesterday in an Ikeja, Lagos Magistrates’ Court for allegedly possessing a Certificate of Occupancy belonging to a retiree.
Before Magistrate M.O. Tanimola, Adesegun is accused with conspiring and concealing deeds, among other things.
Superintendent Victor Eruada, prosecuting counsel, informed the court that the defendant committed the crime at the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Cooperation office (NDIC) in Lagos between 2003 and 2017.
Certificate of Occupancy with N068/68/1994 title document and property kept with the NDIC belonging to one Mr Babatunde Oderinde, a retiree.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Magistrate Tanimola granted the defendant N100,000 bail with two sureties in the same amount, and postponed the matter for accelerated hearing on May 17, 20, and 27.