Former Ogun NLC Chairman, Niyi Osoba, one other arraigned for alleged ‘threat to life’
The former Ogun State Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Niyi Osoba has been arraigned before the Magistrate court sitting in Ijebu-Ode area of Ogun state on cases bordering on ‘threat to life and character assassination’.
The NLC boss, who was together charged with one Mr Lukman Ejalonibu were on Wednesday arraigned before the Magistrate court by the Nigeria Police Force following complaints by Austin Oniyokor, who is the spokesperson to Senator Buruji Kashamu.
Austin Oniyokor, alleged the duo of ‘threats to life and assassination of character’ while trying to defend his principal, Senator Buruji Kashamu on social media.
However, the defendants pleaded not guilty to four-count charges that were read to them.
The accused were granted bail by the court with option of two sureties to the tune of N500,000 each with evidence of tax payment and a developed property within the jurisdiction of the court which are to be verified by the court officials.
The court ordered that the defendants be remanded at the Ijebu Ode Nigeria Police Force Area Command pending time the bail conditions are met.
The case has been adjourned till Thursday, July 2, 2020 for further hearing.
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