One Joshua Sayo Oki, a resident of Osun State, has been arraigned earlier than an Osun State Justice of the Peace Court docket for making a Fb publish towards Speaker of Osun State Home of Meeting, Mr Timothy Owoeye.
Oki, 48, was alleged to have revealed contemptuous photos and phrases on his Fb account on June 19, 2020.
He was arrested and charged by the Division of State Providers for making the publish allegedly portraying the Speaker in an embarrassing manner.
He was charged for defamation because the prosecutor, Mr Boo Nweke, said that the offence dedicated by the accused particular person was opposite to Part 374(1)b & 374 and punishable beneath Part 375 of the Felony Code Cap 34, Vol. 2 Legal guidelines of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.
On the listening to of the case on Monday, Oki pleaded not responsible to the allegations as his authorized counsel, Ibraheem Imran, utilized for his bail.
The Justice of the Peace, Modupe Awodele, granted him a bail bond within the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The case was adjourned until 14th of July, 2020, Each day Belief reported.