Driver remanded in court over alleged attempt to kill Governor Fayose

An Ado Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday arraigned a 35-year-old driver, Ahamed Kolo for allegedly attempting to murder Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State.

The prosecutor, Monica Ikebuilo, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Sept. 24 at Ijigbo Street in Ado-Ekiti.

According to her, the accused, on the said date, unlawfully attempted to murder Fayose by hitting him with his car.

The offence contravened Section 320 of the Criminal Code, Cap C 16, Laws of Ekiti state, 2008.

The defendant’s counsel, Mrs Felicia Nwandichi, applied for a short adjournment, as the court did not accept the plea of the accused.

The magistrate, Dolapo Akosile, ordered that the defendant be remanded in prison until Oct. 9. and the case file be duplicated and sent to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for legal advice.

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