Police: Reason for Ademola Adeleke arrest

Senator Ademola Adeleke
Senator Ademola Adeleke

The Nigeria police force arrested and detained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in last year’s gubernatorial election in Osun State, lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district, Senator Ademola Adeleke over alleged forged certificate.

The Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, defending The Nigeria police force action said Adeleke was detained in connection with on going criminal investigation against him

The senator had honoured an invitation at the force headquarters in Abuja before he was detained.


Meanwhile, in the best tradition of natural justice and fair hearing, he has already been served with the relevant charge sheet containing his alleged offences in the presence of his Attorneys. He will be arraigned in a competent court of law today, 7th May, 2019.”
The police had arraigned Adeleke for alleged examination malpractice.

The principal of the secondary school attended by Senator Adeleke testified through affidavit before Bwari High Court that the school indeed issued the testimonial. WAEC equally testified that the Senator sat for the examination. For the Police to refresh this old clarified issue confirms political vendetta, it said in a statement

Ealier , Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered the release of the senator’s international passport to permit him travel to the United States for a medical check-up.

Justice Ekwo directed the court’s deputy chief registrar to release Adeleke’s travel documents to enable him go overseas between May 2 and 9. Granting the order in an ex-parte application filed on April 30, 2019 by the Osun lawmaker representing osun west senatorial district. Senator Ademola Adeleke.

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