Ekiti APC Chairman Declared Wanted for Murder


An arrest warrant for Ekiti state APC Chairman, Mr. Jide Awe, and three others has been issued by a high court sitting in Ijero Ekiti.

Arrest warrants for Faboro John Ojo, Aniramu Basiru and Falayi Busuyi were also issued.

The four men are wanted over their alleged involvement in the murder of Mr Ayo Jeje and Mrs Juliana Adewumi in Erinjiyan Ekiti on March 30, 2013, Punch reports.

The warrant of arrest dated July 27, 2016, was issued based on the prayer of Counsel for the Ekiti State Government, Yakubu Dauda, who asked the court to invoke Section 94 of the Ekiti State Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Ekiti State to compel the appearances of the accused person before the court.

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The matter was also adjourned till 5th of October, 2016 for hearing.”

Reacting, the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Owoseni Ajayi said “the court order will be served on the police with immediate effect, hoping that it will be complied with strictly.”