Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has ordered a probe into the allegation levelled against the Chief Judge of Ondo State, Justice Olarenwaju Akeredolu, by her brother, Mr Olupelumi Fagboyegun.
Fagboyegun had in a viral video alleged the Ondo state Judiciary and Courts were being used by the Chief Judge to prosecute him on trumped-up allegations.
Reacting to the allegation, Governor Akeredolu revealed that he has ordered his Attorney General to investigate the allegation, adding that the process will be thorough, fair and transparent.
“I have instructed my AG to investigate the allegation. We will ensure the investigation is thorough, fair and transparent,” he wrote on his verified Twitter handle.
Meanwhile, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Sir Charles Titiloye has directed the Department of Public Prosecution in the Ministry of Justice to investigate the matter.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Personal Assistant to the Attorney General, Adenike Akinbosade.
The statement read, “The Attorney General of Ondo State and Commissioner for Justice, Sir Charles Titiloye has directed the Department of Public Prosecution to immediately investigate the allegation made against the Chief Judge of Ondo State, Hon. Justice O. O. Akeredolu by Mr Olupelumi Fagboyegun (her brother) in a video that went viral on social media platform on the 15th of February, 2015 wherein he alleged that Ondo state Judiciary and Courts were being used by the Chief Judge to persecute him and keep him in custody for the past 3 years on trumped-up criminal allegation of unlawful entry into his father’s house.
“The Attorney General, Sir Charles Titiloye noted that the investigation into the matter would be thorough, fair and transparent in order to assure the public that Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN administration in Ondo state is determined to preserve the integrity of the Courts and the Judiciary and ensure that it remains the last hope of the common man.
“The Hon. A.G. who assumed office on the 30th November 2020 (two months ago) said his office is yet to be briefed of the criminal case and have directed the Department of Public Prosecution in the Ministry of Justice to investigate the allegation contained in the online video clips and report back him within 24 hours.”
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