Court denies Ex-LG vice chair, boss, Kehinde Ashekun, bail application over alleged drug trafficking

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, denied Mr. Kehinde Sakiru Ashekun, a former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area (LCDA), who is standing trial before the court for alleged exportation of 1.0 kilogrammes of Cocain, bail. Justice Ayokunle Olayinka Faji, dismissed Ashekun’s bail application of lacking in merit. Equally, the court also dismissed a fundamental rights enforcement suit, filed by the embattled Ex-Council Chief against the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), also for being abandoned as argued by the prosecutor, Mr. Abu Ibrahim. Ashekun popularly…

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Court remands ex-LG Vice Chair, Kehinde Ashekun, for trafficking 1.0kg of Cocaine

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the remand of a former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, Mr. Kehinde Sakiru Ashekun, in the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS), till July 16, when his bail application will be ruled on. The court presided over by Justice Ayokunle Faji, gave the remand order after the former Vice Chairman was arraigned before the court by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for unlawful export of 1.0 kilogrammes of Cocaine. Arraigning the defendant, the…

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