Court sentences former Ado-Ekiti LG boss to jail
An Ado Ekiti State Magistrate’s Court has sentenced a former Chairman of Ado Local Government, Mr. Taye Fasuba, to six months imprisonment over unlawful entry into a land and malicious damage to a property.
Senior Magistrate Omolola Akosile, in a judgment delivered on Monday, found Fasuba guilty as charged in two of the three-count charges before the court and sentenced him to six months imprisonment with an option of N20,000 fine on each of the two counts.
Police Prosecutor, Insp. Monica Ikebuilo, had told the court that Fasuba, who is former Special Assistant to former Governor Ayodele Fayose on Union Matters, committed the offence on January 14, 2018 at Moferere area, Ado Ekiti, in the Ado Ekiti Magisterial District.
Ikebuilo had said Fasuba, on the said date “did unlawfully enter into the land which is in actual and peaceable possession of one Catherine Ashowo and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 81 of Criminal Code Cap C 16 Vol 1 Law of Ekiti State of Nigeria 2012.”