Alleged malpractice: Court temporarily withdraws charges against Ademola Adeleke

Alleged malpractice: Court temporarily withdraws charges against Ademola Adeleke

The federal government has temporarily withdrawn charges of examination malpractice levelled against the former governorship candidate of the PDP in Osun state, Ademola Adeleke. Adeleke and four others were arraigned by the federal government in October 2018 for allegedly carrying out malpractice at the Community Grammar School, Ojo-Aro, Osun state in the National Examinations Council

The federal government has temporarily withdrawn charges of examination malpractice levelled against the former governorship candidate of the PDP in Osun state, Ademola Adeleke.

Adeleke and four others were arraigned by the federal government in October 2018 for allegedly carrying out malpractice at the Community Grammar School, Ojo-Aro, Osun state in the National Examinations Council (NECO) examination of June/July 2017.

The federal government said it will exclude Adeleke from the trial due to his continued absence in court.

The Nation newspaper reports that the counsel to the federal government, Simon Lough, on Thursday, May 28, said the state has amended the charge to exclude Adeleke due to his continued absence in court.

AfDB boss breaks silence over allegations, says he is innocent The prosecution pointed out that Adeleke has not attended the trial since 2019 when he was granted permission by the trial judge to travel to the United States on medical grounds.

Lawyers to the defendants, led by Alex Izinyon(SAN) did not object to the prosecution’s decision to amend its charge.

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