Alleged Defamation: Akogun Brothers Arrive Ilorin Court

 

Dare Akogun of Sobi FM and AbdulRahseed Akogun, publisher of Fresh Insight OnlineTv arrives Ilorin Magistrate court for continuation of hearing on the alleged defamation case brought against them by the Kwara State government.

It would be recalled that the duo were granted bail by Magistrate Bio Saliu on October 19, 2022 after spending six days at the Mandala Correctional Services.

Dare and Abdulrasheed Akogun at Ilorin Magistrate Court on Wednesday

The governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mallam Rafiu Ajakaye, through a petition to the Commissioner of Police accused the duo of defamation and inciting the public against the government.

Ajakaye said AbdulRasheed posted a comment on the popular WhatsApp platform, Kwara Commission, accusing government of the day of being most corrupt and of facilitating fifteen million naira to prosecute the last election of the Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ), Kwara State chapter.

 

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