Trial of ex-Ondo deputy governor’s daughter’s killer suspended

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Trial of ex-Ondo deputy governor’s daughter’s killer suspended

The Ondo state High court has suspended the trial of Sakiru Alao Adeyemi,  the boyfriend and suspected killer of Khadijat Oluboyo, the daughter of former Ondo State deputy governor’s daughter, after his lawyer announced his withdrawal from the case.


Adeyemi is facing murder and conspiracy charges for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo, a final year student of the Adekunle Ajasin University in Akungba Akoko (AAUA), on July 2nd and burying her inside his room at Aratusi, Oke-Aro area of Akure.

”“That you, Seidu Sakiru, 27, and others at large, on July 2, 2018, around 7.30 p.m on Aratusin Street, Oke-Aro, Akure, did conspire with one another to commit felony to wit: murder, contrary to Section 324 of the Law of Ondo State, 2006. That you Seidu Sakiru, 27, did kill Khadijat Oluboyo, 25, by strangling her and thereafter buried her inside your room, contrary to Section 316, Law of Ondo State, 2006.” part of the charges against him read


When he was brought to court by Prisons officials from Olokuta Prison in Akure, Adeyemi told the court that he had no lawyer and expressed doubt if his parents were aware of his trial as none of his family members were in court for the hearing.


The trial judge, Justice Samuel Bola, directed the prisons welfare officer to contact the his family to engage a lawyer for him.

The judge adjourned the matter till October 2nd for hearing.

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