The Federal Government has charged Senator Ademola Adeleke (Osun West) and four others before the Federal High Court, Abuja with alleged examination malpractices.
Adeleke and others were accused, in a four-count charge filed in the name of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) of fraudulently registering as students of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Ojo-Aro, Osun State to enable them sit for the National Examination Council (NECO) examination of June/July 2017.
Named with Adeleke, in the charge are: Sikiru Adeleke, Alhaji Aregbesola Mufutau (the principal of the school), Gbadamosi Thomas Ojo (school Registrar) and Dare Samuel Olutope (the teacher).
Adeleke was absent when the case was called yesterday.
His lawyer, Alex Izinyon (SAN), told the court that his client took ill on Friday and had been stooling.
Izinyon said a copy of a medical report was available to that effect. He said Adeleke suddenly took ill at the weekend, but was getting better.
He sought a postponement of the arraignment. Read more